Dr Keith Jenkins - Chair

Keith is committed to providing the best services and support

 

Keith Jenkins is a Consultant Clinical Neuropsychologist at the National Brain Injury Centre, St Andrew’s Hospital, Northampton. He is responsible for providing neuropsychology to a long-stay ward for adults with acquired brain injury (ABI) and to a 35-bed service, which provides community reintegration for adults with ABI. Keith also facilitates a monthly Relatives Support Group at the National Brain Injury Centre, which is used by relatives from across the county.

 

After qualifying in 1991, Keith built up a wealth of experience in ABI; developing neuropsychological rehabilitation services within the NHS at Lewisham and Sevenoaks, and also working for The Priory Group within their brain injury rehabilitation services. Keith has also served as Chairman for Headway South East London, North West Kent and Headway London Region. He has been the Chair of Headway East Northants since November 2011.

 

Keith is also involved with the Northamptonshire Acquired Brain Injury Forum and the ROCK Club – an innovative approach to improving social opportunities for people with ABI in Northamptonshire. In 2011 he won the Brain Injury Rehabilitation Award at the Laing & Buisson Independent Specialist Healthcare Awards for his work with The ROCK Club, and was also recognised for this work in the 2012 St Andrew’s Healthcare Research and Innovation Awards.

 

He is committed to providing the very best services and support for people with an acquired brain injury through the work of Headway East Northants, and in collaboration with a great team of staff, volunteers and fellow Trustees.

Latest News

Our best Christmas coffee morning yet! 

 

Huge thanks to ALL who supported our Christmas coffee morning on Thursday 29th November - it was wonderful to welcome so many faces!

 

We all enjoyed some delicious home-baked treats, hot drinks and the prizes in our raffle were extra special too with branded bodycare sets, wine and festive hampers.

 

We have raised around £400 and are still counting! Thank you so much to all who attended and supported. 

Wilson Paterson and Tim Samples become Board Trustees!

 

 

We are delighted and proud to welcome volunteer Wilson Paterson and client Tim Samples onto the Board of Trustees! 

 

Working together to lead our weekly Peer Support Group, and both having direct experience of acquired brain injury, we feel they are excellent representatives for client, volunteer and family voices here at HEN and are very pleased to have them on board!

 

 

Headway Music Group rock the charity fundraiser!

 

An amazing night was had by all at the fundraising concert on Saturday 6th October, featuring facilitator Freyja, deputy manager Jonny, and the Headway Music Group, raising an incredible £405 EACH for both Headway East Northants and the Cransley Hospice!

 

The guys all performed  with others to raise funds for both Headway East Northants and the Cransley Hospice and the night was incredibly well-supported, with the venue packed to the rafters! 

 

Well done to all involved, particularly to Freyja and partner Chris, who worked so hard to create such a professional gig, and of course, our amazing Headway clients for conquering their nerves and performing two songs LIVE!