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 >

Acquired brain injury – Call for evidence

Acquired brain injury – Call for evidence The government announced its plans for a cross-departmental strategy for Acquired Brain Injury…

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Recording of ABIL webinar on 22nd March ‘The Care Act – current challenges’

ABIL webinar on 22nd March 2022 ­’The Care Act – current challenges’ Overview of Key Care Act 2014 Cases –…

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Thank you Jenny Brooks

ABIL says goodbye to Jenny Brooks, who is standing down from the Executive Committee. She has been a valued member…

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Recording of ABIL Webinar on 7th December “ Wellbeing after Brain Injury “

ABIL Webinar 7th December 2021 – “ Wellbeing after Brain Injury “ Introduction – Tony Hart, Chair of ABIL Dancing…

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Recording of ABIL webinar ‘Occupational Challenges of Brain Injury’

The recording of the ABIL webinar: ‘Occupational Challenges of Brain Injury ‘held on 13th September 2021 can be seen at…

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Thank you Richard Greenwood

We would like to say a huge thank you to Dr Richard Greenwood, who is retiring from ABIL after 14…

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Recording of free Irwin Mitchell conference now available on YouTube

The free Irwin Mitchell Conference ‘The Future of Brain Injury in an Innovative World’ held on 14 July was recorded…

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All-Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) on Acquired Brain Injury

All-Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) on Acquired Brain Injury This was launched in November 2017 and has made a considerable impact…

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

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

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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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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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ABIL webinars in 2020 and 2021 – presentations and related information and recordings

2020 1st June –  ‘Living with Brain Injury During Covid-19’ – by Dr Jenny Brooks and Dr Keith Jenkins. This…

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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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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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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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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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ABIL conference reports (and presentations)

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

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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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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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UKABIF 10th Annual Conference 2018 – Overview

A successful conference was held on November 5th – 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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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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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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