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The Brain Injury Rehabilitation Trust nominated as official charity by MASS

24 December 2015

The Motor Accident Solicitors Society has nominated the Brain Injury Rehabilitation Trust as it's official charity for 2015-16 and has already raised over £9,000!

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A first for the Brain Injury Rehabilitation Trust

08 December 2015

The Brain Injury Rehabilitation Trust held the Trust’s first ever webinar on Wednesday 18th November and hosted by Trust’s behavioural scientist; John McCrea, covering the effects of brain injury and a session on how to use our Brain Injury Needs Indicator.

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BIRT Conference Highlights 2015

12 October 2015

The Brain Injury Rehabilitation Trust (BIRT) hosted its sixth biennial conference in Manchester on 30th September and 1st October 2015. 42 highly prestigious expert speakers from across the globe spoke at this year's event.

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The Brain Injury Rehabilitation Trust launches free brain injury toolkit for councils

01 October 2015

The Brain Injury Rehabilitation Trust (BIRT) has launched the Brain Injury Needs Indicator (BINI) as part of a free package to help social workers identify the support needs of people with brain injury.

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The Brain Injury Rehabilitation Trust sets out approach to concussion

21 September 2015

The Brain Injury Rehabilitation Trust (BIRT) wants to ensure a better prognosis for people (including rugby and football players) who sustain a concussion, and to highlight the role that friends and family can play in identifying the symptoms.

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Breakthrough research at the Brain Injury Rehabilitation Trust

07 August 2015

Dr Ivan Pitman presented his research findings after conducting the largest ever investigations into the prevalence of brain injury amongst prisoners at the 34th International Congress of Law and Mental Health.

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Brain Injury Rehabilitation Trust psychologists present at international conferences

15 July 2015

The Brain Injury Rehabilitation Trust (BIRT)’s contributions were well received at the International Neuropsychological Society (INS) Mid-Year Meeting and Conference, held in Australia.

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Three Peaks Challenge in memory of Huw

06 July 2015

A group of friends are taking on the 24 Hours Three Peaks Challenge in memory of Huw Thatcher who passed away at the age of 15 years on March 13th 2011.Huw suffered a brain hemorrhage whilst playing in a football match for Hepworth United.

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Services celebrate Brain Injury Awareness Week

09 June 2015

This year’s national Brain Injury Awareness Week (BIAW) took place between 18th - 24 May, with the aim of increasing public awareness about the risks of brain injury and how to help prevent injury. Learn about the events that took place across the Trust.

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Getting Life Back on Track

20 May 2015

The Brain Injury Rehabilitation Trust (BIRT) welcomes Irwin Mitchell’s educational mini-series 'Getting Life Back on Track', and particularly the latest episode on Neuropsychological Assessments.

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