Greater Manchester Neuro-Rehabilitation Conference 2019

Please note that the event is now full! Anyone who registers after the 15/10/19 will be placed onto a waiting list and notified if any places become available. (more…)

Brain Injury Social Work Group Conference 2019

The Brain Injury Social Work Group are holding a conference on 16th September called ‘Mad, Bad and Dangerous to Know: Brain Injury and its complex partners’

The GM Neuro-Rehab ODN Community Clinical Lead, Ashleigh Knowles, will be presenting at the conference. The day will also include discussions of case studies examining co-existing conditions including
substance abuse, alcoholism, homelessness, domestic violence and mental health issues.

To book a place at the event, please email INFO@BISWG.CO.UK

or book online at

Spinal Injuries Association Study Day: Continence Matters

Introduction to managing the neurogenic bowel in spinal cord injury study day is aimed at healthcare professionals interested in or working with individuals with neurogenic bowel dysfunction as a result of SCI

This study day will:
• Increase the delegates’ understanding of the impact of SCI on bowel function
• Raise awareness of appropriate management methods including the opportunity to view suitable products through demo sessions with invited exhibitors
• Provide information on how the delegate can improve bowel care provision for individuals with SCI

Click here for further details on how to register on the course.

Inpatient & Community Neuro-Rehab Workshop

The workshop is open to anyone working within the Greater Manchester NHS Neuro-Rehabilitation inpatient or community services. The aim of the workshop will be to build on the successful collaboration between inpatient and community neuro-rehabilitation services.



Introduction to FES

Ashleigh Knowles, Greater Manchester Community Neuro-Rehabilitation Lead, will be holding an ‘Introduction to Functional Electrical Stimulation’ training event.

The event is open to people from Greater Manchester Neuro-Rehabilitation, Neuroscience and Stroke Services. This event is now fully booked. Please look out for a repeat of this training session next year if you missed out this time.

Practical Introduction to Splinting

Following the success of the Introduction to Splinting Practical Course we held in March, we are planning to run the course again on Friday 4th October. The agenda for the course is attached and the aims of the course are listed at the end of this email. At this stage, we are opening the registration to anyone who works in Greater Manchester NHS Neuro-Rehabilitation services. If you and/or a colleague would like to attend, please register your interest by filling out the form below by 30th June 2019 (more…)

Challenging Behaviour Training 6th and 13th September

Challenging Behaviour Training open to all GM Neuro Rehab Inpatient Clinicians, working in Trafford General Hospital INRU, Salford Royal (L1, C2, TAU), Floyd Unit & Devonshire Centre.

Please note staff must be available to attend both dates – 6th September and 13th September

Click here for further details on how to register on the course.