Headway Rochdale and Bury


Headway Rochdale & Bury Branch

Headway Rochdale and Bury was set up in 2014 because we realised there was a need for services to support brain injured people and their families in the North Manchester area.

Our Aims and objectives

Our Mission is:

To promote understanding of all aspects of brain injury and to provide information, support and services to people with a brain injury, their families and carers. In addition, as a Branch we will campaign to reduce incidence of brain injury.

Our Objectives are:


Here is some information about our Committee Members who are responsible for this branch.

Louise Wilcox - Chair

Louise is Consultant Solicitor specialising in  serious injury litigation at Price Slater Gawne . She has worked with clients with brain injuries and their families for a number of years.

James Guy - Treasurer

James is a Director of Respite North West and Ashbrook Rehabilitation Centre. He has a background as a Social Worker and is committed to promoting the access to services for brain injured people.

Heather Preston

Heather is Clinical Coordinator & Occupational Therapist at Susan Pattison Therapy Services based in Bury. Heather has had a long career as an Occupational Therapist and has worked with clients with a wide variety of neurological conditions including brain injury.

Paula Foster

Paula is a Case Manager at JS parker Manchester and comes from a background in Social Work. She has a caseload of clients who have suffered brain injury and other life changing injuries.

Maria Walker

Maria has worked for Irwin Mitchell as a Client Liaison Manager for the past 7 years. She is a specialist General nurse and worked in the NHS for 24 years.Maria has been involved with various Headway groups since January 2010, initially helping out at Blackburn and Darwin for a few years and before becoming a trustee with the Preston and Chorley group in March 2015 up until joining Rochdale and Bury in September 2016.

Rachel Booth

Rachel is a user of the Rochdale and Bury Headway Group who is committed to raising awareness about brain injury.



Contact Information

Headway Rochdale and Bury

Tel: 01706 390560

Meeting times

We have NO Drop In sessions scheduled at this time. Please contact Headway Rochdale & Bury by phone or e mail and we will try to assist you.

01706 390560 or headwayrnb@gmail.com