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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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The changing face of brain injury - working with diversity

04 May 2017

Our person centred approach is key to supporting the diversity of people admitted to our services, with a notable increase in the number of those identifying as homosexual, bisexual, gender fluid or transgender.

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BIRT welcomes new Consultant Clinical Neuropsychologist

10 April 2017

The Brain Injury Rehabilitation Trust is delighted to welcome Consultant Clinical Neuropsychologist, Dr Sirous Mobini, to the Trust’s Clinical Executive team.

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Traumatic brain injury is a major threat to older people

03 April 2017

Results from a study by The United Kingdon Acquired Brain Injury Forum (UKABIF) about TBI's in older people reflect patterns seen across BIRT services, including age of admission and cause of injury.

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BIRT publishes 2016 Outcome Report, featuring new case studies

21 February 2017

The Brain Injury Rehabilitation Trust (BIRT) is proud to be one of the very few specialist brain injury providers that publishes its outcomes. The BIRT Outcome Report 2016 is available now.

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Brain injury knowledge boost for social workers

16 February 2017

Social workers in London and Birmingham have been learning about brain injury, including the Brain Injury Needs Indicator (BINI) developed by the Brain Injury Rehabilitation Trust (BIRT).

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BIRT attends annual psychology conference

24 January 2017

Members of staff were delighted to attend the Division of Clinical Psychology Annual Conference 2017 in Liverpool where they showcased their work and career opportunities within BIRT.

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