Device is incompatible to play the video
Monday, 24 March 2014, 1:00PM
Museum of London

The Work of the Defence Medical Rehabilitation Centre, Headley Court

Colonel John Etherington OBE

The DMRC (established in 1946) is the largest provider of rehabilitation services for military personnel. Its mission is to accelerate the return of injured or ill personnel to their optimal level of health and it has continually adapted to the changes injuries and illnesses that occur.

Part of the Mondays at One spring series.

 

speaker_johnetherington.jpg.crop_display.jpg

Colonel John Etherington is the Director of Defence Rehabilitation and a Consultant in Rheumatology and Rehabilitation at the Defence Medical Rehabilitation Centre, Headley Court in Epsom, Surrey. He has recently been appointed the National Clinical Director for Rehabilitation and Recovering in the Community for NHS England. He was Clinical Director at Headley Court until 2009 and was the consultant responsible for early stage rehabilitation of complex trauma patients with operational injuries.

Colonel Etherington has been an officer commanding the Medical and Rehabilitation Divisions and Research Department at Headley Court. He is the Defence Consultant Advisor in Rheumatology and Rehabilitation and Sport and Exercise Medicine, and the Chairman of the Surgeon General's Training and Exercise Medicine Advisory Group. Colonel Etherington has been the chair of the Royal College of Physicians of London Committee on Sport and Exercise Medicine, and he is the Vice President of the Faculty Sport and Exercise Medicine, UK. He was the chair of the Department of Health’s Rehabilitation sub-group for Trauma Networks and he also chaired the RCP’s working party on ‘Exercise for Life’.

Read More
Read Less

Transcript

24 March 2014

The Work of the Defence Medical Rehabilitation Centre, Headley Court
Colonel John Etherington OBE

View PDF
Print
Related Past Lectures
WATCHED
Part of a series

De-radicalisation - Illusion or Reality?

Lord Carlile of Berriew QC
Thursday, 18 June 2020 - 6:00PM
WATCHED
Part of a series

Is Populism a Threat to Democracy?

Professor Sir Richard Evans FBA
Tuesday, 16 June 2020 - 6:00PM
WATCHED
Part of a series

William And Mary: The Court Divided

Professor Simon Thurley CBE
Wednesday, 10 June 2020 - 6:00PM
WATCHED
Part of a series

Digital Healthcare: Will the Robot See You Now? 

Professor Richard Harvey
Thursday, 4 June 2020 - 6:00PM
WATCHED
Part of a series

Hippocrates and Ancient Greek Medicine

Professor Edith Hall
Thursday, 28 May 2020 - 1:00PM
WATCHED
Part of a series

A History of the Foot

Professor Joanna Bourke
Thursday, 14 May 2020 - 6:00PM
WATCHED

Free the Nipple!

Professor Joanna Bourke
Thursday, 12 March 2020 - 10:00AM
WATCHED

The World's First Scientists

Professor Edith Hall
Thursday, 20 February 2020 - 4:00PM
WATCHED

The World's First University?

Professor Edith Hall
Thursday, 23 May 2019 - 10:00AM
WATCHED

The Greatest Speech Of All Time?

Professor Edith Hall
Friday, 1 March 2019 - 10:00AM
WATCHED

What is Greek Theatre?

Professor Edith Hall
Wednesday, 28 November 2018 - 10:00AM
WATCHED

Was Sappho Really a Women?

Professor Edith Hall
Tuesday, 11 September 2018 - 10:00AM