Head injury, spinal and serious injury

Quad Bikes – drive for greater protection

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Quad Bikes or ATV’s (All Terrain Vehicles) are widely used in agricultural and forestry work. According to the HSE, vehicle related accidents are the single greatest cause of fatalities and injuries in the agricultural sector with Quad bikes responsible for 2 deaths on average per year. More …

Horse lorry ramp case

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I read with interest recently about a case brought by a horse owner Brian Lear who had parked his horse lorry in the Hickstead Showground in West Sussex. He had been directed as to where to park by an employee of the security company engaged by Hickstead. More …

Everyone knows how to use a ladder, don't they?

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Ladders are used every day around the home and garden by all of us and it might seem odd to some people that there might be a successful claim when someone is injured using a ladder at work, but 'falls from height are one of the biggest causes of workplace fatalities and major injuries'. More …

Brain Injury Group (BIG) Training Day

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I attended a study day at 7 Bedford Row on Wednesday 10th September by the BIG. This was a follow on from a study day that I attended earlier this year at the same venue. More …

The long road to recovery

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I am very pleased to hear that Michael Schumacher has left hospital having spent the past 9 months being treated following a skiing accident. More …

Southern Spinal Injuries Trust minibus

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Southern Spinal Injuries Trust "launched" their new specially adapted minibus at the Duke of Cornwall Spinal Treatment Centre at Salisbury District Hospital on 16 January 2014. More …

Headway Isle of Wight supporter honoured with the Stephen McAleese Award

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I am delighted to report that Ann Cumming was honoured with the Stephen McAleese Outstanding Contribution to Headway Award at the Headway Awards lunch today, held at the Dorchester in London. More …

Headway teams up with Safelincs

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Headway, the national brain injury charity, has teamed up with Safelincs to promote the sale of carbon monoxide detectors this winter. More …