Latest News

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A woman left disabled due to poor after care following brain surgery, receives a public apology from her surgeon and compensation.

 

 

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 A man left  brain damaged and unable to speak for 20 years 'said', 'It is so good to be able to speak again.' with the help of an iPad app.
 

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Read about a recent study which found that soldiers with mild TBI have measurable abnormalities in the white matter of their brains.
 

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Following an increase in fatalities on our roads last year, it appears that proposals to raise the motorway speed limit to 80mph could well be shelved. 

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A teenager’s serious head injuries after hitting a tree whilst sledging last Sunday are a sad reminder of how quickly winter fun can turn into tragedy.

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A proposed law to stop people making injury claims based on their employer's failure to comply with health and safety legislation, may affect people like Wayne Hill, a worker whose employer was fined after a pneumatic press he was repairing, unexpectedly crushed his head.

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A recent study to investigate dementia and traumatic brain injury, also known as TBI, did not find any link, but did show a surprising increased risk of re-injury.  

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A recent study to investigate dementia and traumatic brain injury, also known as TBI, did not find any link, but did show a surprisingly increased risk of re-injury.  

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Drinking alcohol and driving causes road accidents, which in turn are a leading cause of head and traumatic brain injury.  Indeed, alcohol is a well known factor in all head injury patients, particularly for men. So we wish everyone an enjoyable and also a safe Christmas season, particularly when you are having a festive tipple.

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Robert Bright, was a successful 56 year old businessman before his minor car crash in 2008. Now he has lost his managerial career and is left needing long term care, as the accident caused a serious stroke 34 days later.

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