Paul Spence, CEO of charity PAUL For Brain Charity, recently shared his inspiring story with the BBC Yorkshire. Following an unprovoked one-punch attack at a bar on Easter Sunday 2012, Paul was left with a frontal lobe brain haemorrhage and a long journey of recovery and rehabilitation. Ten years on, […]
Alan Shearer has joined leading figures from the medical and sporting worlds to urge the International Football Association Board (IFAB) to change the rules on playing following a head injury in an open letter shared on 13 June. Following a welcome trial of permanent concussion substitutions, IFAB is now being […]
Finnish researchers have found that individuals requiring a hospital stay as a result of a traumatic brain injury are more likely to develop dementia later in life. The longitudinal population-based study, published in the journal Neurology last month, reviewed the medical records of  31,909 Finnish people over a 20-year period. […]
We have recently produced a new brochure detailing the support provided by NRC Medical Experts, available for download via our website. Detailing expert witness reporting and testimony, clinical oversight and private access to consultants through NRC Clinical Practice, and an overview of the Specialist Rehabilitation Prescription, the brochure also includes […]
This year, the UK will see its first-ever Acquired Brain Injury (ABI) Games after charity Headway Worcestershire was awarded £50,000 from The National Lottery Community Fund. Part of a share of £4.5million in lottery funding for communities across the country to celebrate Her Majesty The Queen’s Platinum Jubilee in June, […]
Learn with our specialist roundtable webinar discussions, developed for medico-legal and clinical negligence solicitors, case managers, and neurorehabilitation sector colleagues. We’re pleased to announce a new series of NRC webinars launching in July. With panel discussions featuring members of the UK’s medico-legal, case management, and personal and catastrophic injury community, the […]
Research from experts at the University of Cambridge has highlighted regional inequalities in major causes and treatment of brain injury in a study they claim is the largest ever in this area.  This month, the international Global Neurotrauma Outcomes study was published in The Lancet Neurology.    Funded by the National Institute for […]
In April, NRC founder Dr Edmund Bonikowski joined the team at Stewart’s Law for their Stewarts Soundbites podcast. Stewarts Soundbites is a series of bitesize sessions from the specialist lawyers at Stewarts, covering updates, conversations and presentations on a range of topics. Dr Bonikowski spoke to Emma Lyons, Senior Associate […]
Data scientists and neurotrauma surgeons from the University of Pittsburgh have successfully used automated brain scans and machine learning to inform outcomes in patients with severe traumatic brain injuries (TBI).   The team’s advanced machine-learning prognostic model analyses patient clinical data and brain scans to predict survival and recovery six months post-injury. Developed for […]
On 1 November 2022, NRC Medical Experts is hosting a Training Day for consultants and senior allied health professionals specialising in neurorehabilitation who are already working in, or looking to enter, the medico-legal sector. This event will provide you with the opportunity to expand your knowledge, find out more about becoming […]