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Head Injury Information Day 2022

Wednesday 11 May 2022 - The Sheraton Grand Hotel, Edinburgh

This year the Edinburgh Head injury information Day is back in person - register now for this FREE information and networking event for individuals, families, carers and professionals affected by all types of acquired brain injury and head injury. Some fantastic speakers and exhibitors are lined up.


09:00   Registration & exhibits open


10:00   Welcome

Chris Stewart - Partner, Digby Brown Solicitors

Lisa Cameron - Chair of both the All-Party Parliamentary Groups for both Disability and Health


10:30   Presentations begin


12:00   Refreshments & exhibits


13:00   Presentations continue

14:00   Comfort break

14:15   Presentations continue


15:30   Event closes



10.00 - 10.15


Chris Stewart, Partner, Digby Brown Solicitors


10.15 - 10.30


Dr Lisa Cameron SNP MP, Chair of the All-Party Parliamentary Groups for both Disability & Health


10.30 - 11.00

Small steps and new horizons in brain injury rehabilitation

Dr Ally Rooney – Consultant Neuropsychiatrist, Robert Fergusson Unit


11.00 - 11.30

Living life with a different brain

Emma Feesey - ABI Survivor

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11.30 - 12.00

Keep Safe Scotland – a network of safe places for disabled and vulnerable people

Aimee Louise Mclellan – Project Development Officer, I Am Me Scotland



13.00 - 13.30

Half a head – how to survive, thrive and heal after brain injury

Gemma Bromley – ABI Survivor & Rehabilitation Worker, Visibility Scotland


13.30 - 14.00

Managing anxiety during times of transition – navigating challenges and seizing opportunities

Dr Andrew Harrison – Consultant Clinical Psychologist, Case Management Services

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14.15 - 14.45

Utilising digital technology to enable participation after brain injury: the challenges, complexities and exploring the solutions

Julie King - Occupational Therapist & Lecturer, Royal College of Occupational Therapists Scotland & Queen Margaret University


14.45 - 15.15

What music do you like? – an exploration of music therapy and identity in neurorehabilitation

Jenny Laahs – Music Therapist, Music Services Scotland Nordoff Robbins

The Head Injury Information Day is organised and run by Digby Brown Solicitors in support of the brain injury community in Edinburgh.