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National Learning Report on Group B Streptococcus

Today marks the anniversary of the Healthcare Safety Investigation Branch (HSIB) report into Group B Streptococcus (GBS). The HSIB is a body which investigates areas…

By Tanith Jones
Brain Injury
Parenting after brain injury

Nothing can ever really prepare you for what it’s like to be a parent. I thought I knew what it would be like, but I…

By Laura Barlow
Adult Brain Injury
Life after Brain Injury: From Coma to Life Coaching

It’s undeniable that brain injury is a life-changing event, regardless of who it happens to. In my many years of representing clients who have survived…

By Ipek Tugcu
Adult Brain Injury
Roads Policing Review: Views from Cyclists, Drivers and Lawyers

Stagnant Road Safety for Over a Decade According to the Department for Transport 2018 annual report there were on average 5 fatalities and 68 serious…

By Hokman Wong
Adult Brain Injury
Functional Neurological Disorder: A Legal Case Study

Functional neurological disorder (FND) is a condition where there is a disorder of the function of the nervous system, i.e. how the brain and body…

By Hokman Wong
Cycling Accident
To Wear or Not to Wear a Cycling Helmet: The Legal Position

Road traffic collisions are a major cause of head injury.  Promoting road safety is important to me because as a brain injury solicitor I see…

By Hokman Wong
Brain Injury
Head Injury in Sport – Stories from Professional Athletes

We hear so much from doctors and sporting bodies about brain injury in sport - what’s going wrong and what should be done – but…

By Ipek Tugcu
Adult Brain Injury
Are you Driving Legally?

Right now there are more vehicles on the road than ever.  Traffic has risen sharply on neighbourhood streets because of sat-nav technology.  Active travel (e.g.…

By Hokman Wong
Brain Injury
10 Things you might not know about stroke

Strokes don’t just affect elderly people. 25% of strokes occur in people who are under 65, and evidence shows that the number of strokes occurring…

By Katie Lovick-Norley
Adult Brain Injury
Action for Brain Injury Week – The impact of lockdown on brain injury survivors

This week is action for brain injury week.  Headway, the brain injury association, work incredibly hard during this time to raise awareness of the impact…

By Suzanne Trask
Adult Brain Injury
Difficulties managing cavernoma – do you have a legal claim?

I represent clients who have suffered brain injuries due to negligent medical treatment, or following accidents that were not their fault.  With cases involving medical…

By Kate O'Brien
Adult Brain Injury
Police Collision Reports – Not the “Be-all and End-all” for Personal Injury Claims!

Police collision reports are a tool in the toolbox; useful in the hands of an appropriate personal injury specialist, who also appreciates their many other…

By Heather Petrie
Brain Injury
Executive Dysfunction after a brain injury

What is it? Executive functioning is a term used to describe a variety of routine abilities, which we use in our everyday lives.  It includes…

By Katie Lovick-Norley
Brain Injury
Our Partnership with Headway East London

For many years, we’ve had a strong partnership with brain injury charity, Headway East London.  Based in Hackney, less than 2 miles from our offices…

By Katie Lovick-Norley
Brain Injury
Volunteering – A stepping stone back into the workplace after brain injury

During a recent volunteering experience of my own, I was asked for tips for finding a suitable volunteering position for someone who had sustained a…

By Eilish Barry
Cerebral Palsy Medical Negligence Claims
At-home therapy for Children with Unilateral Cerebral Palsy

AT-HOME THERAPY might seem like a bit of a symptom of the lockdowns and the coronavirus pandemic, but in fact, it has been part of…

By Ruth Downie
Child Brain Injury
Groundhog Day: Why isn’t the NHS testing mothers for Strep B infection?

In February 2020 I tasked myself with writing about Group B Strep infection in babies for our webpages.  This was prompted mainly by two things. …

By Jo Chapman
Brain Injury
Functional Neurological Disorder: The Unknown Disability

Brain injury has been described as an invisible disability.  Functional neurological disorder (FND) could equally be called an unknown disability, because it is not well…

By Hokman Wong
Brain Injury
Headway Milton Keynes: Lockdown Life, Part 2

When I penned my first blog on what it was like to volunteer back at the start of the pandemic, I had no idea that…

By Deepti Patel
Brain Injury
Concussion Substitutes in Football – Is the Current Trial an Error?

It’s been a long-time coming, but real change is starting in the fight to protect footballers from high rates of neurodegenerative disease.  If you’re new…

By Ipek Tugcu

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