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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Show your brain some love with Birt!

18 May 2015

Say hello to Birt, the new, colourful character who has been created by the Brain Injury Rehabilitation Trust to help promote the six top tips on how to show your brain some love.

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Battle of the Bands returns to raise money for Eyes Alight Appeal

22 April 2015

The Battle of the Bands is back to raise funds for the Eyes Alight Appeal. Bands will perform in front of an audience and celebrity judging panel Kate Mullins and Emma Smith from Puppini Sisters and X Factor and Britain’s Got Talent Voice Coach, Anni Williams.

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The Huw Thatcher Trust publishes annual report

05 February 2015

The Huw Thatcher Trust has released its latest Annual Report which details a number of events that took place in 2014, including the 19forHuw cycling challenge which raised nearly £5,000 for the Brain Injury Rehabilitation Trust.

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The Brain Injury Rehabilitation Trust chosen as MASS charity

27 January 2015

The Brain Injury Rehabilitation Trust (BIRT) is pleased to announce that it has been chosen by The Motor Accident Solicitors’ Society (MASS) as its sponsored charity for the second time.

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NHS bed blocking: national brain injury charity offers assistance

09 January 2015

National charity the Brain Injury Rehabilitation Trust (BIRT) has offered to help NHS hospitals relieve bed blocking by highlighting the beds available in its centres across England and Wales.

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