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 >

iReadMore – Reading Therapy App for Acquired Reading Impairments – now available

At the ABIL conference ‘Technological innovation – improving life after brain injury’ in 2019 https://www.abil.co.uk/abil-conference-news-for-2019/  PhD student Tom Langford and clinical psychologist…

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ABIL Webinar: Brain Injury and the Political Landscape – Monday 26 April (11:00 – 12:30)

We will be pleased to welcome   – Chris Bryant, MP – Chair of the All-Party Parliamentary Group on Acquired Brain…

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A Review of ABIL’s Conference and Webinars throughout 2020 – a challenging year!

A Review of ABIL’s Conference and Webinars throughout 2020 – a challenging year! Tony Hart – Chair of ABIL. We…

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Westminster Hall debates in 2020 on acquired brain injury and neurorehabilitation

Westminster Hall debates in 2020 on acquired brain injury and neurorehabilitation  Debate on Acquired Brain Injury – 6 February https://www.headway.org.uk/news-and-campaigns/news/2020/mps-debate-acquired-brain-injury/            …

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ABIL webinars – on 1st & 8th June, 15th October and 1st December – presentations and related information and recordings

1st June –  ‘Living with Brain Injury During Covid-19’ – by Dr Jenny Brooks and Dr Keith Jenkins. This presentation…

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December 2019 Conference – My Brain, My Life, My Story

It somehow always feels right to try and put on a December conference that is both uplifting and inspiring and…

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ABIL conference reports (and presentations)

ABIL conference reports (and presentations to download) from June 2016 to date: December 2019 Conference – My Brain, My Life,…

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Emma Taylor – our grateful thanks!

Emma Taylor – Irwin Mitchell – has taken the difficult decision to stand down from active involvement with ABIL. She…

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Recent parliamentary debates and reception on brain injury

Westminster Hall debate – February 6th 2020 MPS debate acquired brain injury  and Westminster Hall debate 6th February 2020 Full…

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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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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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UKABIF 10th Annual Conference 2018 – Overview

A successful conference was held on November 5th – overview of the proceedings here. 

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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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Amazing ABIL Art Exhibition

ABIL Exhibition at St Paul’s Cathedral – 27 January to 26 February 2015. This Is Not Me. Something I can’t remember has done something I can’t see and made me someone I don’t know.

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September 2019 Conference – Brain Injury, Faith and Cultural Differences

When we discussed putting on a conference to focus on brain injury, faith and cultural differences, we thought this would…

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June 2019 conference report

4th June Conference – Technological innovation – improving life after brain injury What a terrific conference this was!  We would…

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March 2019 AGM & Conference: Brain Injury and Mental Health

It doesn’t seem like a year since our previous AGM but my goodness time flies! I am pleased to report…

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December 2018 conference: Fostering Communication and Creativity following Brain Injury

What a wonderful way to end another excellent year of ABIL conferences and great to see so many people attending…

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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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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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