Two ABIL webinars – on 1st and 8th June (from 11 am to 12 pm)

ABIL will be hosting Webinars on these dates – with Tony Hart, Chair of ABIL, acting as host alongside Jenny…

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Westminster Hall debate on acquired brain injury – February 6th 2020

MPs from across the political spectrum took part in a lively, wide-ranging and inspiring debate in Parliament about acquired brain…

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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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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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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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