Category Archives: Brain Injury

Regulator highlights discrimination against people with ‘hidden disabilities’
August 8, 2019

A regulator has called on local councils to check that they are not discriminating against people with ‘hidden disabilities’.

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Scientists hail innovative new TBI treatment
July 18, 2019

A new treatment could prevent brain damage after traumatic brain injury (TBI), a study has revealed.

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National scheme to offer free cinema tickets to people with an ABI
July 11, 2019

People living with an acquired brain injury (ABI) may be entitled to free cinema tickets by signing up to a new scheme, a report has revealed.

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Minor head injuries could trigger life-long complications, says study
June 13, 2019

Even the most minor brain injuries can cause life-long complications and can have a lasting impact on physical and mental health, a new study has revealed.

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Society dangerously unaware of long-term effects of brain injury
May 30, 2019

Chronic fatigue caused by traumatic brain injury is dangerously misunderstood by the general public, a new study has revealed.

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Brain injury tops talking points in Parliament ahead of Action for Brain Injury Week
May 17, 2019

The Government will take a closer look at brain injuries and issues such as sporting incidents and road safety, it has been announced.

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Headway launches furious assault on footballing bodies after successive concussion incident
May 2, 2019

A charity has launched a blistering attack on sporting bodies after yet another professional footballer was allowed to play on after suffering a significant head injury.

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Extended Blue Badge scheme “significantly” improving lives
April 26, 2019

The extended Blue Badge disability scheme will make a “significant improvement to people’s lives”, a charity has said.

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Tens of thousands with brain injury may be entitled to council tax discount, new report reveals
April 18, 2019

An alarming number of people who have survived a serious brain injury may be missing out on council tax discounts worth £400 a year.

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Sporting bodies failing to take concussion seriously, says charity
April 4, 2019

Football’s “pointless protocols” are risking lives, a charity has warned amid of flurry of inappropriately treated head injuries.

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