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Putting carers on the map during National Carers Week

This week is National Carers Week, an annual campaign in the UK to raise awareness about unpaid carers and the challenges they face. As a…

By Kimberly Mendonca
BBK Manifesto: Supporting stroke survivors with rehabilitation prescriptions

We call for improved use of Rehabilitation Prescriptions. In 2010, the Clinical Advisory Group recommended every patient admitted to a Major Trauma Centre should have their rehabilitation…

By Hokman Wong
BBK Manifesto: Making courtrooms more accessible and safe

In 2020 we conducted research into the accessibility of Britian’s civil and criminal courthouses and the results were shaming. In our research we used 11…

By Jonathan Wheeler
BBK Manifesto: Educate society about the effects of brain injury

When a person sustains a brain injury, particularly in adulthood, attempts to hide the effects of their brain injury are common. The injured person may…

By Laura Barlow
BBK Manifesto: Expand concussion in sport guidelines to prevent injuries

National guidelines on concussion in grassroots sports should be expanded to focus on preventing injuries rather than simply managing them after they happen, BBK says.…

By Cheryl Abrahams
BBK’s Manifesto for Injured People #ChampioningChange

Over the last eight months, we have been working on Bolt Burdon Kemp’s Manifesto for Injured People. At BBK we are passionate about supporting injured…

By Jonathan Wheeler
Understanding post-traumatic amnesia (PTA)

Post-traumatic amnesia (PTA) is a condition that happens after a traumatic brain injury (TBI) and can show up as confusion, having trouble remembering recent events…

By Hanan Zakher
Busting common myths and misconceptions about strokes

Stroke Awareness Month is a crucial time to educate ourselves about a condition that affects millions of people globally each year. Despite its prevalence, strokes…

By Jo Chapman
Myotonic Dystrophy symptoms that can lead to stroke

Myotonic Dystrophy (DM) is a hereditary disease that leads to muscle weakness and degeneration, and an increased risk of stroke. Although DM is rare, affecting…

By Hokman Wong
ABI Week 2024: Ethan’s story shows brain injury can change everything in an instant

This week marks Action for Brain Injury Week, an important time when Headway, the brain injury association, works tirelessly to raise awareness about the profound…

By Kate O'Brien
Protecting brain injury compensation in divorce proceedings

Research shows brain injuries can strain relationships, leading to some couples facing divorce or separation. While not all relationships end due to injury, and many…

By Deepti Patel
It can happen to anyone: Sharing brain injury stories for Action for Brain Injury Week…

Imagine moving to a new country for a job, but then suffering a stroke leaving you with new disabilities, unable to work and separated from…

By Alexandra Cain
Managing employment after a brain injury – practical strategies for employers and prospective employers

Brain injuries vary in severity and can have diverse effects on individuals. These injuries can range from an invisible – although still disabling – injury,…

By Deepti Patel
BBK Early Support Service: Immediate support for clients and families after brain injury

Dealing with the aftermath of a serious brain injury is far more than just stressful – it’s a life-altering experience. At Bolt Burdon Kemp, we…

By Laura Barlow
Support for sodium valproate scandal victims proposed – but does it go far enough?

An estimated 20,000 people could potentially access compensation following a report on the sodium valproate scandal. Options for a redress scheme, aimed at compensating children…

By Sally Simpson
Are Midwife-Led Birth Centres (MLBCs) safe?

The upsetting BBC Panorama episode that aired on 29 January 2024 described the tragic, avoidable deaths of two babies: Jasper White and Margot Bowtell, who…

By Claudia Hillemand
How long will it take to settle my brain injury claim?

I thought it would be useful to write a series of blogs dealing with difficult questions that people ask when they are thinking about whether…

By Laura Barlow
The benefits of music therapy in brain injury rehab - securing funding against the odds

Music therapy is a powerful holistic therapy for adults with acquired brain injury, but we at Bolt Burdon Kemp often must battle for alternative treatments…

By Alexandra Cain
Protecting lone construction workers: What employers must do to avoid head and brain injuries

Are you a lone worker on a construction site? If so, you’re exposed to the same dangers as other construction workers – but your risk…

By Hokman Wong
Attention smombies! Campaign launched as quarter of children crossing road distracted by phones

Are you and your children aware of the dangers of crossing the road while looking down at your phones? First News, the newspaper for young…

By Stephanie De La Haye

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