CHASE PARK NEURO CENTRE MANAGER
Jane Webber Registered manager – Chase Park. Jane was previously the Clinical lead within the service and has over 34 years of nursing experience within the NHS in Gateshead and Newcastle Hospitals. Jane has significant knowledge and experience in neurology, medical and surgical nursing care provision at a senior level. Jane is also qualified in paediatric nursing and intensive care. Jane has extensive safeguarding experience as a Specialist Nurse in Forensics within Newcastle Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust.
Colin is Registered Nurse who has worked with over 25 years’ experience in the Independent Healthcare Sector. Colin has worked for different organisations in a Senior Management role, within different specialist healthcare facilities. Colin was a registered manager of care homes in the North East and then went on to become a regional and operations director for a national care operator. Colin has operational responsibility for Renal Health’s Care Homes including Chase Park Neuro centre.
DIRECTOR OF QUALITY AND NURSING
Clare is a Registered Adult and Paediatric Nurse with a post graduate qualification in Neuroscience Nursing. She has been a nurse for 35 years and is a Specialist Nurse in Brain Injury, Paediatric & Adult Neurology & Neuromuscular Genetics and is a Brain Injury Case Manager. During her career Clare has worked in Newcastle Hospitals Foundation Trust in Intensive Care, Paediatric and Adult Neuroscience Services and in the MRC Centre for Neuromuscular Genetics. Clare has also worked in the National Hospital for Neurology & Neurosurgery, Queen Square and more recently in several large private organisations, specialising in neurological care and neurorehabilitation. Clare was previously the Lead nurse and Quality manager for Four seasons/Huntercombe and most recently Director of clinical quality at PJ specialist neurological care.
Clare has taken part in research and audit and clinical neuroscience trials in Neurosciences and has published papers in these areas. She has taught on Neuroscience nursing courses. Clare contributed to the NICE guidelines for Management of Acquired Brain Injury. Clare specialises in neuroscience nursing and practice, practice and quality improvement and integrated and clinical governance. Clare is passionate about improving the lives of people with complex neurodisability and supporting nursing & care staff in their professional development.
Dr Niraj Brahmabhatt
Niraj qualified in 2006 and subsequently worked in the NHS and at the national hospital for Neurology, Queen square. Niraj was then involved in conducting clinical trials for Multiple Sclerosis and worked in Neuro rehabilitation centres both within the NHS and independent sector. Niraj is the Director and responsible individual of Renal Health Ltd which owns and runs Chase park Neuro centre. Chase park neuro centre in Whickham, Gateshead is a 60 bed specialist nursing and rehabilitation centre set in beautiful surroundings and has its own therapy team, gym, hydropool and neuro-psychological input.
Dr Welch headed up Clinical Neuropsychology services in Newcastle upon Tyne from 1980 until 2008. He rejoined the Newcastle upon Tyne hospitals trust working as a Clinical Neuropsychologist in 2013. Dr Welch works in acute Neuropsychological settings and started services to the Epilepsy surgery programme, Parkinson Disease surgery programme, Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus surgery programme, the Joint Neurology/Neuropsychology diagnostic Cognitive Clinic and the Head Trauma rehabilitation liason team. Dr Welch has also worked in Independent practice for more than 30 years providing medico legal reports on neuropsychological consequences of Traumatic Brain Injury and medical negligence. Dr Welch is past chair of Division of Neuropsychology BPS 2005-2007