Groups and Societies - SIGNeT

PURPOSE

The purpose of SIGNeT (Special Interest Group for Neurological Therapists) is to provide opportunities for neurological therapists to share and update knowledge, improve clinical skills, exchange ideas and discuss relevant research in exploring the evidence base of practice and address issues of clinical governance within the field of neurological rehabilitationMEMBERSHIP

This group is accessible to all qualified therapists with a particular input or interest in neurological rehabilitation, working in North Staffordshire, Mid Staffordshire and South Staffordshire areas. It is a forum specifically for senior and specialist therapists, but junior, student and assistant therapists are welcome to accompany their senior clinician to relevant meetings. Honorary membership is available to non-therapists who have a special interest in neurological rehabilitation.

COMMUNICATION

The organising committee may consist of representatives from physiotherapy and occupational therapy throughout the North, Mid and South Staffordshire and Keele University. This committee meets on a regular basis. Communication regarding the group can be made through any of these representatives.

CONTACTS FOR MEMBERS OF THE ORGANISING COMMITTEE:

Dr Sue Hunter (Chair), School of Health and Rehabilitation, Keele University, Keele, Staffordshire, ST5 5BG

s.m.hunter@keele.ac.uk

01782 733809

Emma Hall, Stroke Team Co-ordinator, Stroke Team Office, Ward 84, City General Hospital, Newcastle Road, Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire, ST4 6QG

EmmaJ.Hall@northstaffs.nhs.uk

01782-553365

Carolyn Belford, Physiotherapy Department, Abbey View Day Hospital, Bucknall Hospital, Eaves Lane, Bucknall, Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire, ST2 8LD

Carolyn.Belford@northstaffs.nhs.uk

01782-275006

Sam Smith, Occupational Therapy Department, Haywood Hospital, High Lane, Burslem, Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire ST6 7AG

Samantha.Smith@uhns.nhs.uk

01782-556124

Donna Holding, Physiotherapy Department, City General Hospital, Newcastle Road, Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire ST4 6QG

donna.holding@uhns.nhs.uk

01782-715444