Press releases

We regularly issue press releases on the progress of the DNRC Programme, including progress on the ‘National’ element of the DNRC which is now being developed by the NHS through its National Rehabilitation Centre (NRC) Programme   When we have news that we think is useful to share, we shall update the media and post updates on our social media feeds.

If you are a member of the media and would like to be added to our distribution list, please let us know.  All press releases and media enquiries are managed by our Communications team at Camargue.

If you have a media enquiry, please contact Ben Copithorne or Emily Barnes at Camargue on 020 7636 7366 or email

  • 13 August 2021

    National Rehabilitation Centre hosts Health Minister Edward Argar MP

    Health Minister and MP for Charnwood, Edward Argar, has visited the Stanford Hall Rehabilitation Estate to hear about the plans for the National Rehabilitation Centre (NRC) and see the proposed site.

  • 10 December 2020

    National Rehabilitation Centre gets backing of the Notts Clinical Commissioning Group following wide-ranging public consultation

    Opportunity to create the National Rehabilitation Centre comes one step closer

  • 27 July 2020

    New consultation gives the public an opportunity to have their say on proposals for the National Rehabilitation Centre

    A public consultation running between 27 July and 18 September will give people the opportunity to express their opinions on the National Rehabilitation Centre

  • 14 July 2020

    Academic Experts come together to push forward innovation in clinical rehabilitation

    Expert Consortium will pioneer new techniques and technologies for the rehabilitation of seriously ill and injured

  • 23 May 2019

    INEOS commits support to the Defence Medical Rehabilitation Centre

    INEOS commits major support to help the recovery of wounded Servicemen and women

  • 21 June 2018

    Handover of the gift of the Defence and National Rehabilitation Centre by the Duke of Westminster

    Today (21 June 2018), The Duke of Westminster handed over the gift of the Defence and National Rehabilitation Centre (DNRC).

  • 15 February 2018

    Stephen Fry joins search for 'A Poem to Remember'

    New judge unveiled for DNRC national poetry competition with Prince William

  • 02 February 2018

    DNRC launches national poetry competition

    DNRC launched an exciting new national poetry competition to mark the 100th anniversary of the end of the First World War

  • 10 November 2017

    City Veterans' Network Annual Gala Dinner raises £200,000 for the DNRC

    More than £200,000 was raised for the Defence and National Rehabilitation Centre last night at the City Veterans' Network gala dinner.

  • 14 July 2017

    The Royal Artillery sets its sights on Prudential Ride London-Surrey 100 in aid of the DNRC

    20 members of the Royal Artillery (The Gunners) will be taking part in the Prudential Ride London-Surrey 100

  • 16 June 2017

    David Richardson appointed Trustee for the Defence and National Rehabilitation Centre

    Lloyds Banking Group Regional Managing Director for the Midlands, David Richardson, has joined the DNRC as a Trustee.

  • 06 March 2017

    7 marathons on 7 continents in 7 days - Ibi and Luke do it for the DNRC

    Two former Servicemen have completed a mammoth challenge to run seven marathons, on seven continents, in seven days – in aid of the new Defence and National Rehabilitation Centre (DNRC).

  • 11 November 2016

    Burberry Backs The DNRC - Christmas Campaign Celebrates Partnership

    The DNRC is delighted that British luxury brand Burberry is celebrating its partnership with the project as part of its festive campaign.

  • 10 July 2014

    Government announces go ahead for the Defence Establishment

    The Government has announced that construction could start on the Defence establishment in 2015, part of the creation of the DNRC on the Stanford Hall Estate.

  • 14 June 2013

    Planning proposals approved by Rushcliffe Borough Council

    At a meeting of its Development Control Committee, Rushcliffe Borough Council resolved to grant planning permission (subject to signing a Section 106 Agreement) for the redevelopment of the Stanford Hall estate as the potential site for the DNRC.

  • 15 May 2013

    Progress moves DNRC planning proposals closer to determination

    The programme team is making good progress on the DNRC planning application with Rushcliffe Borough Council (RBC).

  • 19 December 2012

    Planning application and listed building consent application submitted for the DNRC

    The planning application and listed building consent application for the redevelopment of the Stanford Hall Estate as a Defence & National Rehabilitation Centre (DNRC) have been registered by Rushcliffe Borough Council, the local planning authority...

  • 30 July 2012

    Exhibitions attract more than 350 people as deadline for responses approaches

    The fourth and final local exhibition took place last week in Hoton with people visiting the Village Hall to view the DNRC proposals and talk to the project team. More than 350 people have attended the four exhibitions which took place on site at Stanford Hall (7 July), in Rempstone (10 and 12 July) and in Hoton (24 July). The deadline for submitting comments...

  • 09 July 2012

    More than 200 people visit Stanford Hall exhibition for first view of the proposals

    Public consultation on the proposals to redevelop Stanford Hall for the DNRC started on Saturday 7 July with more than 200 people attending the exhibition on site. The exhibition included displays of the draft plans and was hosted by the DNRC programme team including planners, architects and engineers. A section of the west wing of the Hall was opened up to enable visitors to view the plans...

  • 10 May 2012

    DNRC engages Rushcliffe and Charnwood Borough Councils on emerging planning proposals

    Sharing the story of the DNRC will be an important part of the planning process, and since the acquisition of the site in late 2011 the development team has been hard at work explaining the project's objectives and seeking the involvement of Rushcliffe and Charnwood Borough Councils, the 2 local authorities...

Contacts for further information:

Ben Copithorne or Emily Barnes at Camargue on 020 7636 7366 or