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Q&A with Nordoff Robbins Music Therapist, Luke Wilson

23 November 2018

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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BIRT meets with MPs to discuss brain injury in prisons

22 November 2018

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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BIRT attends meeting with Minister for the Cabinet Office

20 November 2018

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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Disabilities Trust joins call for cross-government action on brain injury

10 October 2018

On Wednesday 10th October brain injury survivors, charities including the Trust, clinicians, campaigners, academics and MPs attended the launch of the APPG report on Acquired Brain Injury 'Time for Change' in Parliament.

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New online referral portal

26 June 2018

The Disabilities Trust has launched a new secure online portal to make it easier for professionals working in health and social care to make referrals to its services in a user friendly and time efficient way.

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BIRT exhibits at the European NeuroConvention

15 June 2018

BIRT experts presented at the European Neuro Convention - the largest trade show in Europe dedicated to the neuro-surgical, diagnostic, rehabilitation and brain stimulation fields.

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BIRT at the British Neuropsychological Society’s Spring meeting

08 June 2018

The research team at the Brain Injury Rehabilitation Trust are keen to keep up with recent scientific meetings and events. Ashleigh Madigan, Assistant Psychologist, attended an exciting two-day meeting at the BNS Spring meeting.

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Show Your Brain Some Love Celebrations

01 June 2018

Earlier this month our annual campaign 'Show Your Brain Some Love' took place to coincide with Action for Brain Injury week. Services celebrated the campaign with an array of activities.

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BIRT appearing at the European Neuro Convention

11 May 2018

Don't miss the largest trade show in Europe dedicated to providing insight into the latest technology and trends in the neuro-surgical, diagnostic, rehabilitation and brain stimulation fields.

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New supported living opportunities in Blackpool

10 May 2018

We are pleased to announce details of our latest community supported living project for adults with acquired brain injury, in Blackpool, Lancashire. We are working in partnership with BEST Housing Association.

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