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Faculty of Neuropsychiatry: Neurorehabilitation Working Group


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The Faculty has merged the Brain Injury Working Group and the Complex Neurodisability Working Group to form a new Neurorehabilitation Working Group. The group consists of Members and Fellows of the College who have a specific interest in brain injury, neurodisability and different aspect of neurorehabilitation. This new group aims to continue enhancing the work that the two parent groups have produced so far with an addition of aiming to promote neuropsychiatry of neurorehabilitation as an emerging area of clinical and academic interest. We are keen to explore collaborative working with colleagues from rehabilitation medicine, neuropsychology and allied therapy disciplines. It is our intention for the new working group to become an active forum for developing assessment guidelines, collaboration in research projects, creation of training opportunities and a forum for discussion and response to important policy documents. Dr Rafey Faruqui is the Chair of this working group.


Brain injury checklist for psychiatrists

This is an aide-mémoire for psychiatrists assessing a patient with acquired brain injury. It assumes a standard psychiatric assessment. Use the list below to check any additional information required.

    Health of the Nation Outcome Scales for Acquired Brain Injury

Carer-Head Injury Participation Scale (C-HIPS)

Patient-Head Injury Participation Scale (P-HIPS)




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