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A year in the life of a new rehab hospital

A new male neuropsychiatric facility was launched in the UK last year, amid a national shortage of such services. Twelve months on, we visited Cygnet St William’s in Darlington to chart the ups and downs of getting the service going. As Andrew Mernin reports, it’s a tale of hard-won relationships, fire-fighting and people power.

Private and NHS hospitals join forces in COVID-19 fight

More beds, ventilators and thousands of extra healthcare staff will be made urgently available from next week to aid the NHS fight against coronavirus, thanks to a major deal agreed between NHS England and the nation’s independent hospitals.

Grant for CVD prediction project

A project to develop a new tool for predicting the risk of a cardiovascular event or death in patients who have already suffered a heart attack has received a grant of almost £150,000 from national charity Heart Research UK.

How to be a good medico-legal expert

As medico-legal experts, neuro-rehab professionals can offer valuable insights to cases which shape the lives of serious injury survivors and people with neurological conditions. Here NRC Medical Experts chairman Dr Edmund Bonikowski provides his top tips on what can be a highly rewarding career.