People with a neuro injury, relatives and carers bringing help and understanding when it matters most.

Meetings, discussions and groups amongst friends who have travelled similar journeys.

Information and resources for professionals working within the field of brain injury care and research.

here to help

Bringing people together in Kent and Medway with brain injuries, relatives /carers, volunteers, professionals working in both NHS and Independent Sectors providers, law firms and voluntary organisations like headway and neurological alliance to help, support and inform. 

Brain Injury Forum is here to help those locally in Kent and Medway, nationally in the UK and globally. Primarily BIF is aimed at those with brain injury, their friends and family as well as professionals working in the field. BIF's work is ongoing and we hope you will find it an invaluable resource.

Tanesh Bhugobaun
Chair of BIF

latest news

Red Nose Day with a theme for the military veterans

2015 Red Nose Day was celebrated at Kent & Canterbury Hospital to raise awareness of the increased brain injury and dementia risk in our veterans. The Defence Minister, Julian Brazier MP congratulated Dr Mo Sakel for winning the PhD grant to for the neuromodulation research and discussed the mechanism and its far reaching implications.

24 March, 2015

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latest event

Kent Brain Injury Forum Members Meeting

08

October 2015
Thursday

6:00pm
Headway East Kent
Headway Centre Kent and Canterbury Hospital Ethelred Road Canterbury Kent CT1 3NG
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message from Julian Brazier MP

our aims

  • To raise greater awareness and understanding of current services and proposed developments in the field of acquired brain injury.
  • To provide a forum to support professionals working in the field of acquired brain injury, together with those responsible for commissioning.
  • Collaboratively to support and educate individuals with brain injury, their families and carers, or those interested in acquired brain injury.
  • To be proactive in providing opportunities for people with traumatic and non-traumatic brain injury, their carers / relatives and other interested parties to obtain accurate and useful information and training from multiple resources related to acquired brain injury.
  • To contribute to the development of care pathways for people of all ages with acquired brain injury, with a view to maximising their quality of life.
  • To work collaboratively to promote education and training into acquired brain injury.
  • To campaign for better services relating to traumatic and non-traumatic brain injury within Kent, Medway and the UK.
  • The forum will comply with all current laws, regulations and acts relevant to the running of the organisations including the principles set out by UKABIF.

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