We work collaboratively as part of treating teams in providing rehabilitation and therapy to children after brain injury. We typically take on a clinical lead role to support case managers in creating and delivering rehabilitation plans. Our team is extremely experienced in this work and we are constantly striving to develop novel and innovative treatment approaches to optimise a young person's recovery after brain injury.
We run a Post-Concussion Syndrome Clinic for children and young people who are recovering from mild traumatic brain injury and have particular expertise in this complex area. Our approach adopts the simple view that people rarely get better with complete rest, and so we run a number of programmes with the aim of maximising recovery.
We have a highly specialist and unique service that offers consultancy to schools and colleges in working with young people who are in education (including young people who are returning to education after brain injury). Dr Tonks is not only dual qualified as a Teacher (Dfes registered) and a Clinical Neuropsychologist, he also holds a PhD in Paediatric Neuropsychology. To this extent he is ideally qualified to understand and comment upon the structures, learning programs, SEN provision, transition points and Key Stages, school-based assessments and the learning environment for such children. Dr Tonks has published papers internationally on the implications for children returning to school after brain injury. Neuropsychologists (with QiCN/ SRCN) undertake this work for £225.00 per hour. For Clinical Psychologists the rate is £160.00 per hour. VAT is not currently charged on treatment work.