Category Archives: Brain Injury

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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New website launched to help loved ones affected by a traumatic brain injury
September 6, 2018

A new website has been launched to help families deal with a sudden and unexpected traumatic brain injury.

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New calls to ban ‘heading’ in football for under-18s
August 9, 2018

Academics have once again called on football chiefs to ban ‘heading’ in football for under-18s to reduce the risk of long-term brain injury.

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Brain injury survivor to run Paris Marathon
July 17, 2018

An eventing rider who sustained a serious brain injury after being thrown from her horse in 2015, is set to run in next year’s Paris Marathon.

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DWP receives training to better support those living with a brain injury
July 12, 2018

The Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) has received important training on how to help people living with brain injuries handle their employment benefits.

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Researcher discovers positive impact of cognitive activity after brain injury
June 21, 2018

Research into brain injuries has revealed that short bursts of cognitive activity may help the rehabilitation and treatment process.

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