Category Archives: Brain Injury

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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Charity launches new resource to help GPs identify “hidden effects” of brain injury
March 14, 2019

A specialist brain injury charity has teamed up with the Royal College of General Practitioners (RCGP) to launch a new online help course to help doctors better understand the “often hidden” effects of acquired brain injury (ABI).

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Prestigious award for man who dedicates life to brain injury awareness
December 13, 2018

A man with a severe brain injury has won a prestigious national award for his support of others with life-long conditions.

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Football bodies “turning a blind eye” to brain injury epidemic
December 6, 2018

A charity has backed MP’s calls for better concussion protocols in sports after criticising sporting organisations for not doing enough to protect athletes.

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Revolutionary brain scan that detects injury at birth ready to “roll out” across hospitals
November 15, 2018

A new brain scan could help diagnose brain injuries in infants up to two years earlier than current methods, a report has revealed.

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Record payout for child who was left with lifelong brain injury
October 4, 2018

The NHS has been ordered to hand a record payout of almost £20 million after a patient was starved of oxygen as a baby.

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