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13 January 2020
£1 million project launch to monitor ex-footballers for early signs of dementia »
    Researchers at the University of East Anglia are crowd-funding a new project to test former...
07 January 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
UKABIF Film Award Deadline Extended to 1st February »
    The deadline for the UKABIF Film Award has been extended to 1st February 2020. The award, which...
13 November 2019   (1 Comment - view/add)
UKABIF 11TH ANNUAL CONFERENCE 2019 Driving change in neurorehabilitation »
  Dr Andrew Bateman, UKABIF Chair and James Piercy, UKABIF Trustee and Science communicator, welcomed over 250 del...
28 October 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Chris Bryant Meets Neuro Navigators »
  South East London Neuro Navigation Service hosted a successful meeting between the Pan London Neuro Navigator Ne...
23 October 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
The FIELD Study published in the New England Journal of Medicine »
Dr Willie Stewart and colleagues have published a new study ‘Neurodegenerative Disease Mortality among Former Professional...
04 October 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Traumatic brain injury in the prison population »
Traumatic Brain Injury In The Prison Population: A Summary Of Evidence About Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) In The Prison Po...
25 September 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
National Rehabilitation Campaign in The Guardian »
UKABIF are supporting the Rehabilitation campaign from @Mediaplanet. This publication covers the latest in rehabilitation...
23 September 2019   (2 Comments - view/add)
Manifesto for Community Rehabilitation »
    UKABIF have been involved in the development of a manifesto for community rehabilitation which is aski...
06 September 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Family Experience of Brain Injury: Surviving, Coping, Adjusting by Jo Clark-Wilson and Mark Holloway »
      This important book gives a voice to family members of people with a brain injury, who...
06 September 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
NEUROREHABILITATION in 2019 Recognising and Understanding Brain Injury: Promoting the need for spec »
UKABIF's 11th Annual Conference has an exceptional speaker line up taking themes from the All Party Parliamentary Group fo...
06 September 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Neurorehabilitation Services Continue To Be Inadequate : Evidence Mounts But Still No Action »
  MPs at today’s Westminster debate on Acquired Brain Injury (ABI), heard Chris Bryant MP, Chair of the All-P...
06 September 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Westminster Hall Debate 2nd July 2019 »
Chris Bryant, MP has secured a debate on acquired brain injury in Westminster Hall on Tuesday 2 nd  July from 9....
06 September 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Dr Andrew Bateman – New Director Of NIHR Research Design Service East Of England »
  Dr Andrew Bateman, Chair of the United Kingdom Acquired Brain Injury Forum (UKABIF) since 2017, is now the...
05 June 2019
#TimeforChange Success for Physios »
  Physiotherapists Hannah Farrell and Susan Pattison successfully raised a motion to actively endorse the APPG for...
04 June 2019
Brain Injury Reception at The Speakers House a huge success »
  UKABIF and Chris Bryant, MP hosted a successful reception at The Speakers House in Parliament on 22nd May 2019....
03 June 2019
Backbench debate on Acquired Brain Injury takes place in Parliament »
A second backbench debate on acquired brain injury took place in parliament on Thursday 9th May 2019. The motion was raise...
02 June 2019
Second backbench debate on acquired brain injury! »
UKABIF are delighted that a second backbench debate on acquired brain injury will take place in parliament on Thursday 9th...
01 June 2019
Nominate UKABIF for Ecclesiastical Award »
UKABIF is a charity which is registered in England and Wales under charity number 1128284. We raise awareness of acquired...
31 May 2019
Chris Bryant MP Fundraiser »
Do you fancy a night out in London at a fun evening attended by MPs and high profile people whilst raising funds for UKABI...
30 May 2019
Brain Injury Organisations Unite in Response to the Mental Capacity Act Code of Practice »
Charities, organisations, professionals and individuals concerned with how the Mental Capacity Act (MCA) is being applied...
29 May 2019
A new  Rehabilitation Prescription (RP2019) , the tool that documents the rehabilitation needs of the individual with...
12 February 2019
The Disabilities Trust Launches New Report: Making the Link: Female Offending and Brain Injury »
The Disabilities Trust, a leading national charity, in collaboration with Royal Holloway, University of London, annou...
10 February 2019
NABLES strengthens links with the Department for Education »
The National ABI Education and Learning Syndicate (NABLES) held its second meeting with the Department for Education on 30...
09 February 2019
West Kent Different Strokes support group meet MP Greg Clarke »
Communication is key.  This was the conclusion of a meeting held on Friday, 1st February at Southborough Group S...
08 February 2019
The latest episode of BBC Hospital depicts the issues surrounding neurorehabilitation at The Walton »
  The latest episode of BBC Hospital depicts the issues surrounding neurorehabilitation at The Walton Centre T...
19 January 2019
UKABIF meets Ministers of Justice to discuss brain injury »
Chloe Hayward was pleased to be invited to speak with Ministers for Justice, Rory Stewart and Edward Argar at Westminster...
19 January 2019
UKABIF meets Minister for the Cabinet Office David Lidington at Whitehall to discuss ‘Time For Chang »
On 12th November UKABIF met with Minister for the Cabinet, David Lidington to request a ministerial level meeting to discu...
19 January 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Verity Fisher Receives UKABIF’s Stephen McAleese Award For Inspiration »
Verity Fisher, Physiotherapy Manager at the National Star College in Ullenwood near Cheltenham, is the recipient of this y...
19 January 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
UKABIF 10th Annual Conference 2018 – Meeting Overview »
  Dr Andrew Bateman, UKABIF Chair, welcomed delegates to the organisation’s 10th Annual and 20th Anniversary Confe...
19 January 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Kent BIF launched Brain and Spinal cord Rehab Initiative at UK Parliament »
On October 16th, Dr Mohamed Sakel (Chair) launched the Kent & Medway Brain & Spinal cord Rehabilitation Initiative...
19 January 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Teachers should be trained to spot concussion in kids, say MPs as they launch acquired brain injury »
Teachers should be trained to spot brain injuries and concussions in children, MPs demand today. Helping them uncover clue...
19 January 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Decision-making and mental capacity »
New Guidance on Decision – making and mental Capacity has been published today (3rd October 2018) by the National Ins...
19 January 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Time For Change – APPG On ABI Launch Report On Acquired Brain Injury And Neurorehabilitation »
  “Acquired Brain Injury is an invisible epidemic, and we need to ensure that the neurorehabilitation services req...
18 January 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Exclusive: Single protocol needed to treat brain injuries in sport, urges report »
The Government has been urged to “step up” and unify critical concussion protocol across sports after an alarming parliame...

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UKABIF is a registered charity number 1128284 and a company limited by guarantee registered in England and Wales Company Number: 6520608. Address of the Company's Registered Office: Box 2539, Kemp House, 152-160 City Road, London, EC1V 2NX