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Virtual Head Injury Information Day 2021

Wednesday 12 May 2021

10am - 4pm (break for lunch and activities 12.10pm - 2pm)


Due to current restrictions still being in place we are again holding a virtual event for our Head Injury Information Day.


Morning presentations


10.00 - 10.10


Chris Stewart, Partner, Digby Brown Solicitors


10.10 - 10.40

My experience of smell loss following brain injury and the work of Fifth Sense 

Duncan Boak & Nina Bleasdale, Fifth Sense


10.40 - 11.10

How common is smell loss?

Professor Carl Philpott, Professor of Rhinology & Olfactology, Norwich Medical School at UEA


11.10 - 11.40

Importance of nutrition in ABI rehabilitation

Sian Riley, Red Pepper Nutrition


11.40 - 12.10

Interactive well-being session

Dr Sarah Gillanders, Clinical Neuropsychologist

Afternoon presentations


14.00 - 14.30

Update on work of the All-Party Parliamentary Groups for both Disability and Health

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


14.30 - 15.00

Tips on the benefits appeal system

Jacqueline Lange, Welfare Rights Advisor, Digby Brown


15.00 - 15.30

Support in the community for family and patient

Lynn Grayson, Speech and Language Therapist, Support in Community


15.30 - 16.00

Everyday digital aids and equipment

Jamie Bruce, Visibility Scotland

The Head Injury Information Day is organised and run by Digby Brown Solicitors in support of the Brain Injury Network Group, an informal network of organisations who work with people with acquired brain injury.

Contact binglasgow@gmail.com if you would like to attend the group meetings or be added to the list for minutes and information which comes from the group.

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