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Watch the moment a young runner with cerebral palsy was awarded a prestigious sports sponsorship - October 11, 2018

A young runner with cerebral palsy has made the headlines this week after he was presented with a contract from global sports retailer Nike.

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.

Nuneaton-based complex care provider shortlisted for prestigious national award - October 1, 2018

Julia Senah A Nuneaton-based complex care provider has been shortlisted for a prestigious national award, recognising success within the sector. Almond Care, which operates across the UK and has its head office in Nuneaton, has been shortlisted in the Home Care category of the LaingBuisson Awards. The firm is one … Continue reading Nuneaton-based complex care provider shortlisted for prestigious national award

Professional footballer announces retirement after motor neurone disease diagnosis - September 27, 2018

The former Liverpool and current Bolton player, Stephen Darby, has announced his retirement from professional football after being diagnosed with motor neurone disease.

Scientists remark on “breakthrough” in gene-editing technology - September 14, 2018

A new technique to potentially treat muscular dystrophy in humans has been hailed as a “breakthrough” in modern medicine.

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.

Riding tube is “harder” than climbing Everest, says man with cerebral palsy - August 30, 2018

A man with cerebral palsy who recently climbed Mount Everest said the expedition was easier than riding on public transport.

Government invests millions in ‘Changing Places’ facilities - August 23, 2018

The Changing Places campaign has helped thousands of people with disabilities access public toilets safely and comfortably, a charity has said.

Young surfer with cerebral palsy calls on sporting associations to support more athletes - August 16, 2018

A young man with cerebral palsy is calling on sporting associations to provide more funding after being landed with a bill of £3,000 to compete in the world’s leading surfing completion for people with disabilities.

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.