brain injury

The exhibition ‘Making Faces’ was set up to ‘explore the face, the body, the self and the disjuncture between what is seen and what is felt’. Situated in the bustling Southbank of our capital it is a powerful public expression of honesty and hope. The...

The London Brain Project is a not-for-profit social enterprise, founded by three developmental cognitive neuroscientists and an awarding winning artist. They use art to promote awareness and conversation about neurological and...

We wanted to highlight the issues surrounding applying for Personal Independence Payment (PIP) for those with acquired brain injury (ABI). We would be grateful for any feedback about how other services support patients to navigate this process and manage the issues that...

In 2014 the Scottish BPS Divisions of Forensic Psychology and Neuropsychology held an event at the Scottish Parliament to highlight the impact of brain injury on offending. This was followed in...

In February, Jill Winegardner won British Psychological Society Practitioner of the Year for her work in brain injury rehabilitation. One of her comments on receiving the award was: ‘Although I miss the California coast, I was happy to trade it to work in a health system...

A man who suffered a traumatic brain injury (TBI) following a one-punch attack has opened a community centre in Hull for others in the same position and their families. With the support of a consultant clinical neuropsychologist and the specialist rehabilitation service at...

To conclude the highly popular student conference, the Deputy Warden of Goldsmiths University of London, Professor Jane Powell, delivered a moving keynote address about her neuro-rehabilitation work with patients with traumatic and acquired brain injury. Her work has focused...

To conclude the incredibly popular student conference, Deputy Warden of Goldsmiths University of London, Professor Jane Powell, delivered a moving keynote address about her neuro-rehabilitation work with patients with traumatic and acquired brain injury. Her work has focused...

When I was first asked by our Communications Team if I would be willing to collaborate with BBC Two on a programme about brain injury I was unsure. On one hand, the true impact of brain injury, which is often referred to as a ‘hidden disability’, is only ever truly...

On 1 August 1966 former US marine Charles Whitman killed 16 people and wounded 32 others by firing rifles, a shotgun and handguns from the 28th floor observation deck of the Tower of the University of Texas in Austin. The shooting spree lasted well over an hour and ended only...