Janet Schmitt

Queen Elizabeth Foundation Neuro Rehabilitation Service

Janet brings over twenty years of experience and skills to QEF from a career path in rehabilitation encompassing clinical, academic and managerial roles.
As service manager for the Neuro Rehabilitation Service for QEF Janet brings a person-centred, problem solving, collaborative approach to the rehabilitation and treatment provision which takes place here.

Janet is passionate about neuro rehabilitation, and particularly enjoys working in an interdisciplinary manner. She believes strongly in the ethos that ‘the whole is greater than the sum of its parts’, and is proud to be working for QEF, which she feels offers a unique set of services to offer opportunities for people with neurological injury.

Janet’s publications include an article in the International Journal of Therapy and Rehabilitation (2012) entitled ‘Perceptions of Physiotherapy Students of a Person Centred Approach in Rehabilitation’ She also a contributed in the Neurology section of The Royal Marsden Manual of Clinical Nursing Procedures

dont miss

Bridging the gap – a 3 rd sector solution

Transitioning from NHS services can leave people feeling isolated and concerns clinicians faced with discharging patients at the “end of the pathway”. QEF work with local health partners to develop the Surrey Stroke Recovery Programme to bridge the gap for stroke survivors coming to the end of NHS commissioned stroke rehabilitation.  This seminar offers a 3 rd sector
perspective on achieving self-management.


  • Prof Michael Barnes: Speaking at the European Neurological Convention

    Prof Michael Barnes

    The role of cannabis in neurology

  • Dr Nick Davis: Speaking at the European Neurological Convention

    Dr Nick Davis
    Manchester Metropolitan University

    Towards precision treatment and enhancement with non-invasive brain stimulation

  • Andrew Bateman PhD MCSP: Speaking at the European Neurological Convention

    Andrew Bateman PhD MCSP
    University of Essex, School of Health and Social Care

    Neuropsychological Rehabilitation Research: how to win funds and change services

  • Dr Elizabeth Iveson: Speaking at the European Neurological Convention

    Dr Elizabeth Iveson
    Lives On Medical

    From Secondary to Primary care and beyond.. Challenges in the longer term management and rehabilitation following Stroke and Acquired Brain Injury. Wh

  • Dr Suzanne Balfour-Peers: Speaking at the European Neurological Convention

    Dr Suzanne Balfour-Peers
    King’s College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust

    Neuropsychological evaluation and formulation in acute stroke rehabilitation