We offer a range of specialist residential, hospital and community based services for individuals with acquired brain injury, delivering high quality rehabilitation and support for people with complex needs across the UK.

News & Events

23 November
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Q&A with Nordoff Robbins Music Therapist, Luke Wilson

Luke is a music therapist for Nordoff Robbins and hosts weekly sessions at BIRT services Daniel Yorath House and York House. Here, he shares his experiences of music therapy and working in neuro-rehab settings.

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22 November
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BIRT meets with MPs to discuss brain injury in prisons

On 21st November Dr Ivan Pitman, Consultant Clinical Neuropsychologist at Brain Injury Rehabilitation Trust (BIRT) service, Redford Court, met with MPs and representatives from the UK Acquired Brain Injury Forum (UKABIF) and the University of Sheffield to discuss brain injury in the criminal justice system.

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20 November
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BIRT attends meeting with Minister for the Cabinet Office

Clinical Neuropsychologist at BIRT, Dr Ivan Pitman, joined other professionals of the field in a meeting with the Minister for the Cabinet Office to discuss next steps for the recently launched parliamentary report on acquired brain injury.

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About us

The Brain Injury Rehabilitation Trust (BIRT) aims to provide the best quality neurobehavioural rehabilitation for people with complex and challenging needs after brain injury.

BIRT is committed to seeking new and imaginative solutions to meet the needs of our service users. Our clinicians regularly carry out research, working in close collaboration with academic institutions on a range of projects. Find out more information on our current research projects.

The BIRT Guide to Living has been highly commended by the British Medical Association for meeting the needs of patients.

NHS England’s Improving Rehabilitation Services Programme has recently launched new commissioning guidance for Clinical Commissioning Groups (CCGs) and their local partners. Read our Top Ten Tips response to the NHS Commissioning Guidelines.

Case studies and outcomes

The Brain Injury Rehabilitation Trust (BIRT) is the charity provides a full continuum of services to meet the need of individuals at any stage and requirement. Meet some of the people that have benefited from our brain injury rehabilitation services and see how we could help you or your family. We invite you to meet some of the people who have benefited from brain injury rehabilitation with us.

We welcome your feedback about all our services. Let us know your thoughts via our satisfaction survey. Our annual Outcome Report highlights changes to service user behaviour during and after their rehabilitation at BIRT’s centres

With a full contiuum of services to meet the need of individuals at any stage and requirement, theBrain Injury Rehabilitation Trust(BIRT) is the leading charity providing brain injury rehabilitation across the UK.