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Vital rehab role under threat

Vital rehab role under threat

“Numbers are our biggest challenge as a profession,” says Diane Playford as she ponders the current state of the nation for rehab medicine physicians. “Many medical specialties are small in the UK compared to our European colleagues, but rehab medicine is...

How Rebecca proved the experts wrong

Being discharged from the Court of Protection after a brain injury can be a long and arduous journey. It was especially long for Rebecca Gilmore, however, given that her brain injury was never detected or addressed until several years after the incident that caused...

Unleashing the power of sport in rehab

Of the 12 million Britons living with disability, only one in six takes part in sport regularly. Yet 70% of disabled people would like to be more active, according to a 2018 report by Activity Alliance (formerly the English Federation of Disability Sport). Through our...

Event could offer cannabis clarity

Future Cannabis Strategies Europe brings together influencers from major European cannabis companies, including CBD oil producers, to discuss the future of the legal cannabis industry. Topics up for discussion include how manufacturers can understand trends and...

Stroke invention is best in Britain

Neuroball, invented by UK firm Neurofenix, was chosen from a shortlist of the UK’s 10 best “garden shed inventions” that could seriously transform people’s lives. The competition was sponsored by innovation foundation Nesta and supported by the government.Neuroball...

Suicide and brain injury

Tom’s troubled path from head injury to suicide spanned 21 years. It began with a road accident at age 22, which led to the subsequent onset of epilepsy, chronic insomnia, depression and muscular and skeletal pain. Intermittent drug and alcohol problems followed, as...

Vital rehab role under threat

“Numbers are our biggest challenge as a profession,” says Diane Playford as she ponders the current state of the nation for rehab medicine physicians. “Many medical specialties are small in the UK compared to our European colleagues, but rehab medicine is...

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