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Scientists get closer to root causes of MS

A major scientific advance has been made in research into multiple sclerosis (MS) which is hoped will lead to the development of preventative treatments for the condition.

Seeing brain injury clearly

Dr Gemma Costello introduces SPECS, a psychosocial training package for professionals working with children and young people with acquired brain injury.

Football clash prompts concussion call

A UK brain injury charity has called for an urgent review of concussion in sport protocols following an incident in football’s Champions League semi-final this week.

A crisis in people power

Neuro-rehab bed numbers must triple in the UK to meet demand but a recruitment crisis could hold back progress as Deborah Johnson reports.

Vital link in solving prison problem?

Offenders at every prison and probation setting in the UK should have access to a member of staff trained in brain injury signs and symptoms, experts have urged.

Letter calls for Mental Capacity changes

Over 100 UK brain injury professionals have signed a letter calling for changes to the Mental Capacity Act Code of Practice, which is currently undergoing a review.