South of England Acquired Brain Injury Forum


SEABIF is the regional group of the United Kingdom Acquired Brain Injury Forum (UKABIF) which aims to promote better understanding of all aspects of ABI; to educate, inform and promote networking opportunities for professionals, service providers, planners and policy makers and to campaign for better services in the UK.


Steering Group


SEABIF is led by a Steering Group comprised of the following voluntary members:-

1. Miranda Gardner, Head Injury Nurse Specialist, Wessex Neurological Centre

2. Rachel Charles, Occupational Therapist, Hobbs Rehabilitation 

3. Jo Dallas, Service Manager, Headway Portsmouth and SE Hants

4. Matthew Claxson, Lead Partner in the Neuro Team at Moore Barlow LLP

5. Ryan Waters, Consultant Neurosurgeon, Southampton General Hospital 

Meeting venue

Meetings will take place three times a year at the following venue:-

Moore Barlow LLP
Gateway House
Chandler’s Ford
SO53 3TG

The venue offers ample free parking. It is accessible from all major road, rail and air links.

Contact us:

Useful contacts

Legal Support Helpline:-

Legal Helpline supported by Moore Barlow LLP
Freephone : 02380 718 039 or 07715 700 901

Brain Injury Support Groups:-

Headway Southampton
Telephone: 02380 862 948

Headway Basingstoke
Telephone: 01256 314 969

Headway Portsmouth & South East Hampshire
Telephone: 02392 664 972

Encephalitis Society
Telephone: 01653 699 599

Child Brain Injury Trust
Telephone: 0303 303 2248

The Rainbow Trust Children’s Charity
Telephone: 01372 363 438

Neurological Rehabilitation:-

Dolphin Care
Telephone: 02380 739 006

Enham Trust
Telephone: 08451 307 504

Hobbs Rehabilitation
Telephone: 01962 779 796

Peartree House Rehabilitation
Telephone: 02380 448 168

Neurological Case Management:-

Coastal Case Management Ltd
Telephone:01329 515 378

Circle Case Management Ltd 

Telephone: 01297 24145

Harrison Associates
Telephone: 0208 998 2992

Island Rehabilitation Practice (Isle of Wight)
Telephone: 0845 644 0793

Independent Living Solutions
Telephone: 01722 742 442

Social Return Case Management 

Telephone: 0191 375 0256

West Country Case Management
Telephone: 01626 770 729


"Seeking to improve neurological services for brain injury survivors within the south of England."

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