Looking for a challenge for 2018? Here is your chance to do something amazing and take part in one of the most iconic marathons in the World while helping us raise funds to support QEF!
QEF has have limited places available for the 2018 Virgin London Marathon, which takes place on Sunday 22rd April 2018 and we would love to welcome runners to our team!
We will support you every step of the way with fundraising and training tips, a discussion forum, training and information days, an exclusive QEF marathon jersey and of course we will be there to cheer you on as you run!
Accessible aviation expert, Graham Race from QEF has joined the Heathrow Access Advisory Group (HAAG).
For some, flying with a disability is a daunting prospect and as a result people with disabilities only make up a small percentage of the total number of air passengers in the UK. Recently, a report from the CAA found that of the 260 million passengers that flew in and out the UK in 2016, only 3.1 million passengers used special assistance services. This makes up only 1.52% of all passengers, suggesting barriers for people with disabilities remain.
Stroke patients in Surrey are set to benefit as Queen Elizabeth’s Foundation for Disabled People (QEF)’s Neuro Rehabilitation Services division is set to work in partnership with East Surrey Clinical Commissioning Group to provide more inpatient rehabilitation closer to their homes.
This new partnership will see spaces at the QEF Neuro Rehabilitation Service (NRS) brain injury centre in Banstead dedicated to providing this much needed provision, which is aimed at helping people recover following a stroke by accessing QEF’s unique concentration of specialist therapies.
QEF's Independent Living Services, at Dorincourt near Leatherhead, currently has some places available for young people with disabilities who want to develop the skills and experience for living independently.