ABIL aims:

To raise awareness of Acquired Brain Injury (ABI) across London

To encourage the development and dissemination of good practice in the care and support of ABI survivors and their families and carers across London

To campaign for better services for ABI survivors and their families and carers across London read more >

All-Party Parliamentary Group on Acquired Brain Injury report ‘Time for Change‘ published

The All-Party Parliamentary Group on Acquired Brain Injury report ‘Time for Change‘ was launched on 10th October. Its key recommendations…

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UKABIF 10th Annual Conference 2018 – Overview

    A successful conference was held on November 5th.   See an overview of the proceedings HERE 

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ABIL Conference 3rd September 2018: Brain Injury – What Needs to Change?

At ABIL committee meetings, conferences and during networking, we frequently seem to find ourselves talking about what needs to change…

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June 2018 Conference: ‘Brain Injury – a Lifelong Journey’

We are all familiar with the term ‘long-term conditions’ and there is a plethora of information, guidance and reports that…

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March 2018 AGM & conference: Epilepsy after Brain Injury

It was great to report on yet another busy year for ABIL and the continuation of quarterly conferences, which are…

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December 2017 – ABIL 10 Year Anniversary Conference – ‘Brain Injury in London – Now and in the Future’

ABIL would like to say a huge thank you to the many people who joined us for our wonderful 10…

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ABIL responds to Mayor’s consultation on the draft London Health Inequalities Strategy

ABIL responds to Mayor’s consultation on the draft London Health Inequalities Strategy The London Mayor, Sadiq Khan, launched a consultation…

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Acquired Brain Injury Forum for London – a short history

ABIL will be celebrating its 10 year anniversary at its Conference on 5 December 2017 (download the programme here ). ABIL…

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September 2017 Conference: Opportunities and Initiatives after Brain Injury

The September conference provided an opportunity to learn about four different ideas and approaches after brain injury. From a book…

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June 2017 Conference: Concussion with focus on Sport

ABIL welcomed 3 excellent speakers; Dr Richard Sylvester, Dr Simon Kemp and Dr Sam Barke along with a well-attended room…

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Report estimates that traumatic brain injury costs £15 billion a year in the UK

A report by the Centre for Mental Health – ‘Traumatic brain injury and offending.  An economic analysis’ – points out…

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March 2017 AGM & Conference: Neurobehavioural Rehabilitation

The ABIL AGM & Conference on 7 March welcomed a very large number of delegates and 4 excellent speakers –…

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ABIL interactive Conference – 6 December 2016 (presentations now downloadable)

A variety of presentations provided wonderful examples of work contributing to ‘Well-being and Quality of Life after Brain Injury’: Sally…

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ABIL September 2016 Conference: Improving the Pathway after Brain Injury

On the hottest September day for over 100 years,  ABIL welcomed delegates and presenters from the Neuro-Navigators Group, a CCG…

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ABIL June 2016 Conference: Research and Brain Injury – Making a Difference

Positive feedback was received from delegates who attended our June conference and we are grateful to Professor David Sharp and…

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ABIL Executive Committee – thanks to departing members and welcome to new ones

ABIL thanks Alison Eddy and Dr. Anita Rose and welcomes Sarah Griggs and Dr Jenny Brooks

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New UKABIF Manifesto published

In November 2015, UKABIF launched its third Manifesto ‘Life After Brain Injury: Children, Young People and Offending Behaviour’. Long-term brain injury…

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Recent ABIL conferences

Some recent conferences – programmes and presentations to download

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