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Policy and Campaigns update November 2016

09 November 2016

An overview of the Trust’s recent policy and campaigns work, covering our activities in October and a round-up of news and research from across the health and social care sector.

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A novel idea from Michael

04 November 2016

Michael, from a community house for people with autism in Welby Road, Reading, has recently had his third book published. ‘Natures Revenge’ is a story of nature’s survival when faced against the brutality of man.

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Redford Court welcomes Luciana Berger MP

01 November 2016

BIRT's Redford Court in Liverpool welcomed Luciana Berger MP last week for a tour of the centre and discussion about Redford Court's work with homeless people and BIRT's wider research.

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Vote for Victoria House

27 October 2016

Victoria House need your votes to help them reach their target of a £12,000 grant from the Tesco Bags of Help initiative running across stores located across Hull.

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Support for Shinewater Court

27 October 2016

Shinewater Court have been shortlisted for the Tesco Bags of Help initiative and need your support to help achieve their target of receiving the top grant of £12,000.

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Free brain injury rehabilitation seminar in Glasgow

25 October 2016

Graham Anderson House is hosting a free seminar for professionals 'What works for whom.' The event includes presentations by members of the clinical team and invited guest speakers.

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Marathon success for The Huw Thatcher Trust

25 October 2016

Congratulations to Carys Thatcher who ran the Manchester half marathon for The Huw Thatcher Trust, despite a recent injury, and completed her challenge with a sprint finish!

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The Woodmill welcomes local MP

19 October 2016

Neil Parish MP visited The Woodmill to learn about brain injury and our Show Your Brain Some Love awareness campaign. Whilst there he met some of the men and women undergoing specialist rehabilitation.

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BIRT celebrates 25 years with anniversary luncheon

19 October 2016

The Brain Injury Rehabilitation Trust (BIRT) will be celebrating 25 years of Brain Injury Rehabilitation with an anniversary luncheon for staff, service users and invited guests on 3 November in Leeds.

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Redford Court Seminar a huge success

18 October 2016

In October BIRT service Redford Court presented a free seminar called: Working to get back to “normal”- vocational rehabilitation in brain injury.

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