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Delegates enjoy full day of Conference speakers

Delegates, both in-person and virtually, enjoyed a full day of keynote speeches at Headway Suffolk’s seventh annual Neuro Conference, which took place at Wherstead Park and was streamed online, on 11 May. There were 11 main presentations, along with updates from Headway Suffolk by CEO Helen Fairweather, plus an expert panel from four injury lawyers […]

See the hidden me: Action for Brain Injury Week

Action for Brain Injury Week 2022 (16-22 May) focuses on what can be for many brain injury survivors, a hidden disability. See the hidden me raises awareness and understanding of the often misunderstood symptoms of a brain injury, and work to alleviate the challenges, and frustrations, survivors face. To the outside world, you may look […]

Consultation launched over brain injuries in football

Headway Suffolk welcomes a new consultation launched by the Professional Footballers Association (PFA) into former footballers concerned about neurodegenerative diseases (NDD). The PFA statement says: “Insight and data from the consultation will be used as part of ongoing discussions with the Premier League, The Football Association, English Football League and League Managers Association as work […]

Neuro Conference – just 2 weeks to go

Our seventh annual Neuro Conference is just two weeks away (Wednesday 11 May) and there’s still to get your tickets to the live online stream. There are ten keynote speakers presenting on a range of subjects, including brain injury and crime, the mobile stroke unit, personal stories and brain injury rehab, as well as updates from […]

New Understanding Brain Injury programme

Headway Suffolk is running a new Understanding Brain Injury programme in Ipswich in May and June for adults living with brain injury, stroke or neurological conditions. The aim of the programme is to help persons understand the effects of their injury or condition and how it affects their daily routines. It will run for 6 […]

Read our Spring/Summer Newsletter

Our Spring/Summer Newsletter has arrived! Inside you’ll find updates on our Covid Awards, Neuro Conference preview, drama group videos, Brainy Dogs, dementia groups and fundraising. Read the newsletter here: www.headwaysuffolk.org.uk/wp-content/uploads/2022/04/Newsletter-Spring_Summer-2022.pdf Sign up to receive future newsletters and updates from Headway Suffolk: https://t.co/QEgwa43Ya7

Hubs closed for Easter

Our Ipswich and Bury St Edmunds hubs will be closed on bank holidays Good Friday (15 April) and Easter Monday (18 April). They return to normal opening days after that. Ipswich’s normal opening days are Monday – Friday. Bury St Edmunds’ normal opening days are Tuesday, Thursday and Friday.

Headway rewards staff with Covid Award

Headway Suffolk rewarded staff who helped the charity through the pandemic at a celebratory awards event at Kesgrave Community Centre on 22 March. 41 staff members were rewarded with a specially-engraved glass trophy and certificate, which was presented to them by Lady Euston, the Lord-Lieutenant of Suffolk; Mr Edward Creasy, the High Sheriff of Suffolk; […]

Headway Suffolk and Medequip partnership

Headway Suffolk and Medequip are delighted to announce they have formed a partnership to enhance the services offered by both parties to those living in Suffolk. Headway Suffolk is a registered charity that supports adults living with brain injury, stroke and neurological conditions through an extensive range of rehabilitation, therapy and community services. It has […]

New Carers Drop In service

Headway Suffolk is launching a new Carers Drop In service from 21st February It will be open every Monday from 10am – 3.30pm at our Bury St Edmunds Hub, near Asda. It is open to carers of all neurological conditions. A light lunch and refreshments. The cost is £10 a day. Ad hoc care is also […]