Headway Essex

Providing Brain Injury Care & Support

Useful Links

Below are some links they may be of use to you. Each link will open up a new window to the respective website.

We take no responsibility for the content of any links.

Please let us know if any of the links no longer work or lead to the wrong place.

 

Please note that we are unable to recommend or endorse any specific firm or organisation, and would encourage you to make your own enquiries.

 

BENEFITS

Information on what benefits you might be entitled to

www.direct.gov.uk

 

BRAIN TUMOUR

Information, practical advice and support for cancer patients and their families and carers

www.macmillan.org.uk/

 

BRAIN AND SPINE FOUNDATION

Support on brain and spine conditions

www.brainandspine.org.uk

 

BRITISH BRAIN TUMOUR ASSOCIATION

Information on the effects of brain or spinal tumour

www.patient.co.uk

 

CARERS UK

Information, advice and support to carers

www.carersuk.org/Home

 

CBIT – The Child Brain Injury Trust

Support for children and families affected by brain injury that happens after birth

childbraininjurytrust.org.uk

 

COUNSELLING DIRECTORY

Providing information enabling those in distress to find a counsellor close to them and appropriate for their needs.

www.counselling-directory.org.uk

 

DRUGS

Advice and information about drugs

www.urban75.com/Drugs/helpline

 

DVLA - Driver and Vehicle Licensing Agency

Driver and vehicle information

www.dvla.gov.uk

 

EMPLOYMENT

Help with finding employment

www.direct.gov.uk/en/Employment/index.htm

 

ENCEPHALITIS

Support and information for adults and children affected by encephalitis

www.encephalitis.info

 

EPILEPSY

Information on Epilepsy and promoting the interests of people living with epilepsy

www.epilepsy.org.uk

 

HEADWAY - The Brain Injury Association

Information and support for people affected by brain injury. Find you local Headway

www.headway.org.uk

 

MENINGITIS

Support and information for anyone affected by meningitis

www.meningitis-trust.org

 

MENTAL HEALTH FOUNDATION

Information on mental health issues and where to get support

www.mentalhealth.org.uk

 

NHS DIRECT

Health advice and information

www.nhsdirect.nhs.uk

 

PALS – The Patient Advice and Liaison Service

Introduced to ensure that the NHS listens to patients, their relatives, carers and friends and answers their questions and resolves their concerns as quickly as possible

www.pals.nhs.uk

 

PRIMARY CARE TRUSTS

Information on finding the right NHS service

www.nhs.uk/servicedirectories

 

RSCPP- Refer Self, Counselling and Psychotherapy Practice

Connecting people with therapists across the UK. 

www.rscpp.co.uk
 

SOCIAL SERVICES

Information on public services that are available.

www.direct.gov.uk

 

SUPPORTED HOUSING/FLOATING SUPPORT

Information on Local Housing Associations

www.ellcchoicehomes.org.uk

 

STROKE

Information about what is a stroke and what causes it

www.stroke.org.uk

 

VOLUNTEERING

Information on all aspects of volunteering

www.volunteering.org.uk

 

 

SOLICITORS

To our knowledge, the solicitors listed below are experienced in providing legal advice in respect of acquired brain injury. Please note that we are unable to recommend or endorse any specific firm or organisation, and would encourage you to make your own enquiries.

 

ATTWATER & LIELL

www.attwaterliell.co.uk

 

BIRKETT LONG

www.birkettlong.co.uk

 

BTMK Solicitors

www.btmk.co.uk

 

BUDD MARTIN BURRETT

www.bmblaw.co.uk

 

ELLISONS

www.ellisonslegal.com

 

IRWIN MITCHELL

www.irwinmitchell.com

 

PETER RICHBELL & CO

www.richbells.co.uk

 

STEWARTS

www.stewartslaw.com

 

THOMPSONS

www.thompsons.law.co.uk

 

JOHN FOWLER LLP
 

http://www.johnfowlers.co.uk/

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West Essex Support Groups

Please note due to unforeseen circumstances the West Essex Support Group meetings will be held at a new venue. We will update you in due course on the new location, if you have any immediate enquires relating to this please call the Community Support Team on 01206 768797



The Showman's Ball - Friday 9 March 2018

Inspired by PT Barnum and the forthcoming film 'The Greatest Showman'.

 

Set at the beautiful Stoke-by-Nayland  Hotel, Spa and Golf resort it will be a night to remember.

 

Auction ~ Raffle ~ Live music ~ Entertainment

 

Tickets include; Canapes and sparking reception, three course dinner and coffee.  

 

Standard £70    per person or £650    for a table of 10



Headway Essex joins the Essex Lottery

Headway Essex is delighted to say that we have joined the Essex Lottery, which is expected to be one of the largest Council-run lotteries in the country! For every £1 ticket you purchase, 50p will go directly to your chosen cause, which if you choose Headway Essex, will be us! And, you’ll be in with a chance of winning up to £25,000.  

Not only will we receive half the proceeds, an additional 10p will be donated to a central Essex Lottery fund, which will see small grants given to a wide range of good causes in Essex.

Registering is free and easy to complete, with no administration charge. To register, visit   www.essexlottery.co.uk



For details of our upcoming Support Group meetings please  click here.