Heather Campbell

Guys & St Thomas’ NHS Foundation trust

Heather Campbell has almost 30 years experience of working in and leading Community Neurorehabilitation Services in South East London. As Clinical Lead & Head of Neurorehabilitation at Guys and St Thomas NHS Foundation Trust she leads and manages a large and expanding service which includes the innovative South East London Neuronavigation Service, NETT (Neurorehabilitation Enhanced Transition Team) and the Pulross Centre Level 2 b Neurorehabilitation beds in Brixton which is a joint initiative with Kings College Hospital . These developments have been built on an expansion of the existing community Neurorehabilitation service and through establishing collaborative relationships with commissioners and partner organisations in order to achieve effective “flow” through the neurorehabilitation pathway from A&E admission to community. Heather has contributed to several local and national guidelines on community stroke and neurorehabilitation services, led change in stroke across the capital under Healthcare for London and contributed to a National Audit Office model for stroke processes.

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Navigating pathways for “invisible patients” in South East London

Using powerful case studies to illustrate the complexity of services available and gaps in provision for Neurological patients in the post acute phase of rehabilitation, the team will demonstrate the benefits of designing joined up pathways of care. Working across acute hospitals, specialist neurorehabilitation units and into the community, we have created collaborative partnerships with the patient at the centre. This is a model which we believe can be replicated elsewhere