empowering the severely brain injured
and their families via support, understanding and a network of care

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Welcome to Brain Injury is BIG.

How do you manage when someone you love has been a victim of a sudden accident or illness which leaves them severely brain injured?
This devastating event leaves you emotionally floundering , while facing a tidal wave of questions and desisions.
Who can you turn to for support – who can help you understand what is going on?
We have been there – we can help!
We may not be able to remove the anxiety and pain, but we may be able to make it a little easier to live with the situation.

Brain Injury Knowledge Base

The brain

Complex and fragile – what is it and how can it be affected by severe injury?

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Therapies

Critical for stimulating brain functionality – what is available and what seems to work?

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Help from us

How can we help you, emotionally, with information and financially?

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Help from others

What other help is available – Legal, medical and others?

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Fundraising

We fundraise to help individuals with personal needs and care organisations with specialist equipment. What is available and how can you help us?

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Latest News

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Our thought go out to Gary Rhodes family and friends after his tragic death this week.

Gary Rhodes died of head injury, family confirms Article taken from the Guardian Newspaper The TV chef Gary Rhodes died from bleeding between the skull and the brain, according to a statement from his family. They said they wanted to end “painfu...
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Failed and forgotten in a US Care Home

Hopelessness can’t be predicted within the first three days a brain injury, says Dr John Whyte. Yet, as he has learned in decades of working with disorders of consciousness (DOC), many doctors assume otherwise. Faced with an unconscious head tra...
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Tranexamic acid to stop brain bleeds could save thousands of lives

DRUG TO STOP BRAIN BLEEDS COULD SAVE THOUSANDS OF LIVES (Times Newspaper 15/10/19) Thousands of lives could be saved worldwide every year after scientists showed for the first time that a drug can reduce mortality after traumatic brain injury. ...
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Parents of brain injured win legal fight to take her to Italyfor treatment after British Doctors refused

The parents of a brain-damaged young girl have won a legal fight to take her to Italy for treatment after British doctors argued that her life support should be turned off. Five-year-old Tafida Raqeeb has been at the Royal London Hospital since suff...
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The brain injured daughter I have ‘lost’ but not lost – Helen’s story

The brain injured daughter I have ‘lost’ but not lost – Helen’s story Annette’s daughter Helen, suffered a traumatic brain injury at the age of 18. Annette recalls the emotional story of how the traumatic brain injury has affected Helen...
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This is what real love looks like!

The Most Inspiring Love Story This is what real love looks like! Posted by Power of Positivity on Tuesday, 28 May 2019 ...
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Updated Glasgow Coma Scale

WHAT IS THE GLASGOW COMA SCALE AND HOW IS IT BEING UPDATED? This article looks at the expansion of the Glasgow Coma Scale to assist in classifying severity and prognosis in brain injury. What is the Glasgow Coma Sc...
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Action for Brain Injury week theme announced!

Action For Brain Injury Week is a week-long awareness raising event that takes place between the 20th and 26th May 2019.
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Welcome to our new website

We first launched our web site in 2011 with the help of Lynne's son Scott. 
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The Brain
Therapies

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