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Can everyone dial in? – The challenges and benefits of video conferencing for those living with a brain injury

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During lockdown, video calls have become the ‘norm’. What used to be a system to enable meetings across long distances has now become an essential piece of technology to stay social in these strange times.

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30 January 2020 0 Comments Posted in Medical Negligence, Opinion

What is it like to be a young carer?

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To mark Young Carers Awareness Day Sarah White, a solicitor in our Medical Negligence team, looks into what it is like for young carers looking after family members who have suffered a brain injury and what support is available to them.

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21 January 2020 0 Comments Posted in Opinion, Personal Injury

Domestic abuse and brain injury – a hidden issue?

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Brain injury, the effects of which are often hidden, has recently been found to be a big issue for women who have experienced domestic violence. What are the effects this may have and what can those who have experienced it do about it?

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19 December 2019 0 Comments Posted in Opinion, Personal Injury

Is there a link between Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) and homelessness?

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Josh Craig, a trainee in our Personal Injury team, takes a look at recent research which suggests there may be a causal link between brain injury and homelessness – two issues of great importance to our entire firm.

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8 October 2019 0 Comments Posted in Opinion, Personal Injury

How assistive technology can help people who have experienced mTBI

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Here, Oliver Lewis – an Assistive Technology Consultant from Lewis Support – explains what assistive technology is and how suitable solutions and products are identified. He has also included examples of how assistive technology can support individuals who have experienced a mild traumatic brain injury (mTBI).

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2 October 2019 0 Comments Posted in Opinion, Personal Injury

When is fatigue more than just being tired?

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Fatigue amongst those with brain injury is often misunderstood. Here, Laura Jackson explains the difference between feeling tired and having chronic fatigue as a result of brain injury.

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3 June 2019 0 Comments Posted in Events, Personal Injury

Professionals in Brain Injury event

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We will be hosting the upcoming Professionals in Brain Injury (PIBI) event in our Midland Bridge House office in Bath. Dr Leon Dysch, Clinical Neuropsychologist, will be speaking on the challenges of working with brain injury with a focus on …

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2 May 2019 0 Comments Posted in Opinion, Personal Injury, PI Tech

Is head injury being taken seriously in sport?

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Head injuries have too often been considered a necessary risk in sports such as football and rugby. But with the alarming scenes of Jan Vertonghen’s head injury during Tottenham’s Champions league semi-final, and the damning report from the Rugby Football Union and it’s focus on head injury, is it time to ask what more can be done to improve prevention, reporting, and treatment?

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6 March 2019 0 Comments Posted in Opinion, Personal Injury

Growing the New You – four themes from the Recolo conference on brain injury rehabilitation

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The recent Recolo conference was a chance for those in the neurorehabilitation community to come together and learn more about the latest trends and themes in this specialist area. Here’s four things our brain injury team picked up on.

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20 February 2019 0 Comments Posted in Personal Injury

Time for change? A new report on brain injury and neurorehabilitation

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Charlotte Webb, a solicitor in our Personal Injury team, explains why a new report from an All Party Parliamentary Group is an important step for neurorehabilitation.

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20 February 2019 0 Comments Posted in Events, Personal Injury

Professionals in Brain Injury event

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We will be hosting the upcoming Professionals in Brain Injury (PIBI) event in our Midland Bridge House office in Bath. Dr Kesta Purt, Clinical Psychologist in Neuropsychology, and Sarah Gibbin, Speech and Language Therapist, will be facilitating a discussion on …

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1 February 2019 0 Comments Posted in Medical Negligence

How does creative art therapy help improve the lives of stroke or brain injured patients?

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Previously we have looked at how singing can improve speech after brain injury. Now, Sinead Ashbourne explores how creative art therapy can help to improve life after brain injury.

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