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Conference cancelled – new date for 2021

Following the government’s ‘rule of six’ announcement that came into force on Monday, it is with regret that we have to announce, in conjunction with Wherstead Park, the cancellation of our Neuro Conference, which was planned for October. However, we are pleased to confirm that we have set a new date for the event in […]

Cycle Ride and Walk cancelled

We have taken the decision to unfortunately cancel our annual Cycle Ride and Walk planned on 16 May due to the coronavirus crisis.   We hope to be in a position to stage it in late summer/early autumn. We will keep everyone posted and thanks for your support.

Headway Suffolk seeks new volunteers as service grows

Headway Suffolk is looking for new volunteers to bring a variety of skills, experience and knowledge to enrich the experience of its service users. The charity, with its HQ based in Ipswich, supports 250 local adults every week who have an acquired brain injury, stroke or a neurological condition through its extensive range of rehabilitation, […]

Felixstowe Satellite Hub on the Move

Felixstowe Community Hospital will be the new venue for Headway Suffolk’s satellite hub service in the seaside town on a Monday from June 4. Headway Suffolk, which supports adults with acquired brain injuries and neurological conditions, will move the rehabilitation and support service to the hospital on Constable Road on June 4 from its current […]

Sue and Jo Complete Hottest London Marathon

Our congratulations go to our two amazing runners Sue Vincent and Jo Fellowes, who completed the hottest London Marathon on record on April 22. Both admitted the heat, which reached 24.1C, put paid to their race plans, but they did incredibly well to finish with Sue in a time of 5 hours, 14 minutes and […]

New groups kick off a new year

Two new groups and the recommencement of a popular leisure activity has kicked off brain injury charity Headway Suffolk’s year with a more varied service than ever before. Headway has teamed up with Ipswich Hockey Club in Tuddenham Road to offer clients walking hockey and walking football to improve mobility, physical fitness and exercise. In […]

Dr Chowdhury returns for Headway Conference

Neurology charity Headway Suffolk is delighted to announce its fourth keynote speaker at their Neuro Conference on Wednesday 4 October 2017 at BT Labs at Adastral Park, Martlesham Heath. Dr M Rahman Chowdhury has been a stroke consultant at Ipswich Hospital for over four years, working out of Shotley Ward where hyper-acute and acute stroke […]

Headway Takes Over Dementia Group

Headway Suffolk will take over the running of a group for people with dementia in Ipswich to ensure they continue to receive the support and stimulation they need. The group takes place on the second Friday of the month at St Augustine’s Church, Bucklesham Road in Ipswich. Started by Age UK Suffolk in January 2015, […]

Season’s Greetings from all at Headway Suffolk

Our winter newsletter is here ready for Christmas! Read about our Back to Work workshops, Awards Ball, Neuro Conference, Brainy Dogs vehicle and Recruitment, along with next year’s important dates for your diary. You can view it at: http://eepurl.com/ctNPg5

Award For Partnership Working

Headway Suffolk and Genesis Orwell Mencap received an award totalling £5,000 from Suffolk Community Foundation in recognition of the groups’ partnership working and joined up thinking. The organisations have been working in partnership for over a year, providing a greater variety of services to 100 clients to maximise their opportunities and enable them to socialise […]