Coronation Street raising Brain Injury awareness

Since early August the soap opera Coronation Street has been running a  brain injury story about Nick Tilsley.  Left in a coma following a serious car crash, Nick has needed surgery to remove a blood clot from his brain.

Changed Personality

The story line however is highlighting the character’s changed personality after waking up from his coma.  No longer a nice guy, Nick displays obsessional behaviour and anger problems, which will affect his relationships with those closest to him.

Headway the brain injury association has worked with the programme’s researchers, to give them a real insight into how brain injury victims and their families are truly affected by a brain injury.  They cope not only with the immediate injury and treatment, but also the long term impact.

Head Injury UK: Brain Injury Claim Experts

Our brain injury solicitors hope that that the soap opera will help raise public awareness of brain injury and how it can have serious long term effects, even when physically the person appears to have recovered.  If you or a loved one has been affected by a brain injury that was someone else’s fault, please contact Andy Shaw or call us on 0800 073 0988 to see how we can help you.

 

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