Is neurorehabilitation facing its biggest challenge yet? How can we support the sector to help patients in new ways? On 8 December 2021, speakers from across the neurorehabilitation sector explored this topic in a panel discussion with attendee Q&A. The panel discussed the sector in detail, contextualising the challenges facing […]
Almost two years into the Covid-19 pandemic, we are beginning to see more and more individuals living with Long Covid symptoms – people never fully recovering from the effects of the virus. Healthcare professionals worldwide have begun to develop resources, counselling, and medication to assist those who are experiencing effects […]
Over the last year, the way many of us work, socialise and carry our daily activities changed beyond recognition due to the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic. For NRC Medical Experts, disruption to both the NHS and the legal system meant that to continue supporting legal teams, patients and clinical […]
A new study launched in February 2021 funded by the UK’s Stroke Association aims to understand whether COVID-19 can increase stroke risk. The study, which is being led by Dr William Whiteley of the University of Edinburgh’s Centre for Clinical Brain Sciences, will use data from the British Heart Foundation […]
Research by psychiatrists at the University of Oxford has revealed that six months after testing positive for Covid-19, one in eight people are diagnosed with a neurological or psychiatric illness, adding significant weight to the emerging evidence of Covid-19’s lasting impact on the brain. When records of people who had […]
As countries across the globe begin to slowly emerge from lockdown and quarantine, researchers and doctors are learning more about the lasting impacts of Covid-19 on the brain. A previous article explored the long-term neuropsychiatric of coronavirus, discussing the significant psychological stressors presented by Covid-19, as well as lessons from […]
Following on from the recent report by The British Society of Rehabilitation Medicine into the impact of COVID-19 on neurorehabilitation services,a poll by brain injury charity Calvert Reconnections and barristers Exchange Chambers has revealed the sector has been driven to ‘crisis point’. In a recent poll of 161 of the […]
A Lake District charity has developed the UK’s first COVID-19 compliant brain injury rehabilitation programme combining traditional clinical therapies with physical activity in the outdoors. The new residential neurorehabilitation centre for people with acquired brain injury is creating the ‘new normal’ with it’s COVID -19 compliant activities which focus on […]
NRC Medical Experts welcomes the British Society of Rehabilitation Medicine’s recently published report Rehabilitation in the wake of Covid-19 – A phoenix from the ashes. A high proportion of individuals living with chronic neurological conditions are considered clinically at high risk of Covid-19 complications by the NHS – including people […]
Solicitors supporting clients with neurological conditions and brain injuries should be aware of the significant psychological stressors presented by Covid-19 over the coming months, as well as lessons from history about the long-term neurological impact of pandemics on individuals and society. Pandemics cause fear, anxiety and stress The psychological stressors […]