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Gemma runs the Edinburgh Marathon for Fen House

25 May 2017

Gemma Chaplin is running the Edinburgh Marathon for Fen House, the Brain Injury Rehabilitation Trust service in Ely. Her initial fundraising target was £325 but she has already raised £530.

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Policy and Campaigns update May 2017

23 May 2017

A round-up of news and research from across the health and social care sector in April and early May, including a look ahead at the general election and results of the local and metropolitan mayor elections.

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Karyn raises £1,700 for Daniel Yorath House

22 May 2017

Karyn Hoggard has raised over £1,700 for Daniel Yorath House after participating in The Hardmoors 55 Ultra Marathon. The gruelling run takes competitors through the North York Moors and the Cleveland Hills.

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Spitfire take on 10k run for Heathermount

18 May 2017

On Sunday 13th May, Alan Durrans and Steve Farrall from Spitfire Bespoke Homes Ltd, ran in The All Nations 10k Run 2017 around in support of The Disabilities Trust.

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See what we did during Action for Brain Injury Week!

17 May 2017

See how we celebrated Action for Brain Injury Week 2017. It's not too late to get involved! See the photos of what our centres have been up to and enter our competition to find the best photo of how you 'Show Your Brain Some Love'!

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Training course delivered by Trust neuropsychologists

17 May 2017

As part of BIRT's Forensic In-Reach Brain Injury Service, two of The Disabilities Trust's consultant clinical psychologists have developed and delivered a 5 day training course at a high secure hospital.

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Supporting people back to work through volunteering

16 May 2017

Featured in Brain Injury News, Dr Sue Copstick, Director of Clinical Services, introduces Duncan and Gary, who have made substantial progress in their rehabilitation through engaging in volunteering.

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Life after Louis: One Year On

15 May 2017

Find out the latest about the people who featured in the Louis Theroux documentary ‘A Different Brain’, one year after broadcast on BBC Two, including a special update from Louis himself.

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Louis Theroux: One year on

12 May 2017

A year on from the first airing of Louis Theroux: A Different Brain, Louis reflects on his time spent at the BIRT services involved and how he finally made a programme that touched on neurology and brain function.

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Happy Nurses Day 2017

12 May 2017

Nursing staff throughout the country are celebrating nurses day on Friday 12th May which is the anniversary of Florence Nightingale’s birth. This day gives us a platform to shout about our good work.

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