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Highlights from the UK’s leading brain injury conference #BIRT2017

05 October 2017

The Brain Injury Rehabilitation Trust was delighted to host the #BIRT Conference 2017 in September 2017. Over 260 delegates from the world of brain injury rehabilitation were inspired by sector-leading knowledge at the two day event.

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Louis Theroux: 'A Different Brain' repeated on REALLY

17 July 2017

Don’t miss your chance to watch Louis Theroux's BBC documentary: 'A Different Brain' again. The programme was filmed at our services and will be broadcast on tv channel REALLY on 25th July at 10pm.

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The Brain Injury Rehabilitation Trust to close Chalkdown House

28 June 2017

The Brain Injury Rehabilitation Trust (BIRT), part of national charity The Disabilities Trust, has reluctantly decided to close its centre for people with brain injury and mental health needs, Chalkdown House in Swindon.

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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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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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