Free virtual event to take place, directed towards those in the field of neuro rehabilitation, from QEF

Disability charity, Queen Elizabeth’s Foundation for Disabled People (QEF) is hosting a free virtual audience with Professor Stephen Powis and Dr Yvonne Doyle; anyone interested in the session is invited to participate.

The event will be the latest Audience With… series the charity is currently running, part of the charity’s Edward Guinness Appeal, which is raising £2.7m towards the development of the Care and Rehabilitation Centre (CRC).


National Medical Director of NHS England, Professor Stephen Powis and Medical Director and Director of Health Protection for Public Health England, Dr Yvonne Doyle, will be joined the chief executive of QEF, Karen Deacon and Director of Operations, Rita Asamoah.

“This event is sure to be one of the highlights of our series so far and a must attend for anyone in the field of neuro rehabilitation,” said Marisa Goldsborough, at QEF. 

“We are very grateful to both Professor Stephen Powis and Dr Yvonne Doyle for giving up their time to join us and discuss some of the key issues which are facing the sector today.”

Further discussions will cover QEF’s COVID response, the impact of the pandemic on the NHS and the importance of partnerships with quality providers such as QEF, and Public Health England’s role during the pandemic and how their guidance was adapted to people of vulnerability. 

To register your interest in attending, please email by Friday 19 March.


QEF is currently fundraising for £2.7m to help fund their CRS.

The CRC is set to be a state-of-the-art centre for neuro rehabilitation and nursing care, providing life-changing expertise for hundreds of people a year after a stroke, acquired brain injury, incomplete spinal injury or other neurological condition.

Based in Surrey, QEF provides expert advice and life-changing services to almost 10,000 disabled children and adults every year, enabling people to develop key life skills, increase mobility and maximise their independence. 

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