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Head Injury Information Days 2019

This year Digby Brown Solicitors will hold free Head Injury Information Days in Dumfries & Galloway, Glasgow & West Central Scotland and Edinburgh & Lothians - see below.

These informative days are tailored for brain injury survivors, their families and carers as well as anyone with an interest in this area who would like to learn more.

There will be head injury support groups and organisations there to share information about how they can help someone after a brain injury as well as powerful talks from support groups and brain injury survivors.

Save the dates for HIIDs 2019
Save the dates for HIIDs 2019

For further information about these Head Injury Information Days please contact Kirsten Smith e: kirsten.smith@digbybrown.co.uk


Dumfries & Galloway Head Injury Information Day 2019

Where: Easterbrook Hall, The Crichton, Bankend Road, Dumfries DG1 4TA

When: Wednesday 27th March 2019

CLICK HERE to view/download full programme for the day

Dumfried & Galloway HIID Programme
Dumfries & Galloway HIID Programme

For further information about these Head Injury Information Days please contact Kirsten Smith e: kirsten.smith@digbybrown.co.uk


Another successful Edinburgh & Lothians Head Injury Information Day

Following on from the success of the first Edinburgh Head Injury Information Day last year, this year’s event took place on Wednesday 23rd of May 2018 at the Hilton Edinburgh Grosvenor.

Over 200 people came along to learn more about brain injury and the support available to those with an acquired brain injury (ABI).

Chris Stewart, Partner, Digby Brown Solicitors - speaking at Edinburgh & Lothians HIID 2018
Chris Stewart, Partner, Digby Brown Solicitors - speaking at Edinburgh & Lothians HIID 2018

There were over 20 exhibitors at this year’s event including Edinburgh Headway, Brain Injury Rehabilitation Trust, Case Management Services, Compass Brain Injury Specialists, Complex Injury Network Scotland and Scottish Nursing Guild. All of the exhibitors were there to share information about the services and support available to someone following a serious brain injury.

Dr Alan Carson speaking about "Why Scotland can't afford its current approach to rehabilitation"
Dr Alan Carson speaking about “Why Scotland can’t afford its current approach to rehabilitation”

There were a number of presentations throughout the day which were incredibly popular with attendees.

Please click on images below to view the presentations on the day

‘I am not the person I used to be’: The impact of head injury on sense of self and strategies for living well with change Dr Sarah Gillanders

Concussion in sport - Chris Stewart

Walking Football: An alternative to the beautiful game - Gary McLaughlin

Leisure: Finding your flow - Paula Gribben and Gillian Munday

The Carers (Scotland) Act and what it means for carers and patients - Heather Noller

For further information about these Head Injury Information Days please contact Kirsten Smith e: kirsten.smith@digbybrown.co.uk