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Head Injury Information Day 2024

Tuesday 14th May - DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel

PROGRAMME (confirmed so far)



9.45am - 10.00am


Chris Stewart – Partner, Digby Brown Solicitors

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10.00am - 10.30am

50th anniversary of the Glasgow Coma Scale

Chris Barrett, Consultant Neurosurgeon, NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde

10.30am - Tea & coffee break

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11.00am - 11.30am

Sleep, Insomnia and Mental Health after Acquired Brain Injury

Dr Maria Gardani, Lecturer in Clinical Psychology, University of Edinburgh


11.30am - 12.00pm

Can artificial intelligence (AI) help us in everyday life?

Dr Brian O'Neill, Consultant Clinical Neuropsychologist and Honorary Senior Clinical Lecturer, Active Care Group and University of Glasgow

12.00pm - Lunch

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1.00pm - 1.30pm

Keep calm and carry on - setting up a new major trauma hyperacute service

Elisabeth Waterhouse & Claire McGeehan, Major Trauma Dietician & Occupational Therapist, West of Scotland Major Trauma Centre

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1.30pm - 2.00pm

Navigating a new normal – a teenager’s experience

Stacy Ross, ABI Coordinator Glasgow & West of Scotland, Child Brain Injury Trust & Vicki McFadden, Mother of Brain Injury Survivor


2.00pm - Tea & coffee break


2.15pm - 2.45pm

Forget about the old Craig and learn to live with this Craig

Craig Scott, Brain Injury Survivor

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2.45pm - 3.15pm

Reaching People and Raising Awareness – Headway in Scotland looks to the future

Angela Miller, Network Development Manager, Headway UK & John Parker, Member, Headway Glasgow

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

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