We are a leading provider of neurological rehabilitation services and are the only anthroposophical hospital in the UK. We deliver care and treatment to people suffering from complex neurological conditions
Dr. Anita Rose is currently the Consultant Neuropsychologist and Director of Therapies and also works as an independent Consultant across the globe. She has had a passionate interest in neuropsychology obtaining extensive experience in this field since 1998.
Anita is known as a Champion for Multiple Sclerosis and provides significant input into the field of multiple sclerosis via her clinical work, research, publications, booklets and consultancy to the MS Groups in the UK, as Vice Chair for the European Neuropsychology Special Interest Group in MS, and is the Vice Chair and Clinical Advisor to the MS Society in South Africa.
She is well known in the field of brain injury and has studied the area of brain injury and chronic neurological conditions and has published research and many self-help booklets. She also provides consultancy in this area. She has recently co-authored a book looking at late recovery from the vegetative state and is co-authoring a book about Locked-in Syndrome. She is working on a number of research projects including a revision of the Wessex Head Injury Matrix (WHIM).
Joining the Raphael in 1993, Vik started his career with the group as a Rehabilitation Assistant. Over the course of over 20 years, he has developed skill and experience in the management of nursing and was appointed to his current role as Director of Nursing in August 2015. Prior to this, he was Team Leader on our specialist neurobehavioural unit from 2001 to 2011 and Nurse Manager from 2011 to 2015.
Vik qualified as a Mental Health Nurse in 2001 and is now responsible for the group-wide nursing operations, professional development agenda and provides support to team leaders and clinical managers. He is responsible for the group’s incident reporting system and chairs the Patient Safety Committee.
Vik holds a Diploma in Nursing (Mental Health) and has over 15 years experience in the field of neurological rehabilitation.
Tania joined the hospital in 2014 as PA to the Director. She has a wealth of administrative experience, particularly in the private medical field, having previously been Practice Manager for Private Psychiatry LLP.
Tania qualified as a Bilingual Secretary with a Private Secretary’s Certificate in 1982 and since then has fulfilled a variety of roles supporting colleagues at board/executive level. She currently has a varied and unique position at the Raphael and in addition to her duties as PA to Dr. Florschutz, she also manages the administrative department and acts as a liaison between all parties concerned with the care of our patients.