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Recent guidance from the UK government on managing Covid-19 (Coronavirus) infections will see many brain injury survivors, their families and friends self-isolating in order to control spreading of the disease as much as possible. While these measures are the most sensible approach, self-isolation can leave people feeling lonely, anxious or frustrated. Furthermore, brain injury survivors […]
As a small group, with a big heart, it is difficult not being able to see everyone at our meetings. We want to let you all know that you have stood by our side to ensure that support is always available to those living with the effects of brain injury, their families and carers. You […]
During these very difficult times it is important that you try to remain active. This will help you both physically and mentally. There are lots of online resources to help us all keep active whilst staying safe in our own homes. If you can use your daily exercise outdoors for a nice walk, jog or […]
HealthUnlocked HealthUnlocked is a specialist online community tailored for people with a brain injury, their families and carers. This is a safe online environment to talk about all aspects of life with a brain injury. You can use HealthUnlocked Forum-Headway-Brain Injury on Facebook to: • Discuss: In the discussion forum, you can post a new […]
Please read:- COVID 19 immediate action for Hull and East Riding. You will be aware that COVID-19 is a fast-moving situation. As Headway Hull and East Riding our first concern as a committee is your welfare. Following Government and NHS advice the committee decided to immediately cancel our upcoming meetings. This situation will be reviewed […]
Due to the Co-Vid 19 Pandemic, Connect Well Hull, along with Citizens Advice Hull & East Riding, has taken the difficult decision to suspend face to face advice across Hull. The Drop-in services and appointments across all of their permanent offices has ceased. Connect Well Hull have also ceased working from GP practice outreaches from […]
As you all know we are currently experiencing difficult times in relation to the recently announced Coronavirus Pandemic. We need to all look after each other and limit exposure where we can. With this in mind and after the statement released from the Prime Minister, from today we have made the decision to cancel the […]
Headway Hull & East Riding’s newsletter for March is now available, just click on the link below to download March 2020 Newsletter Hard copies of the latest newsletter are available at our meetings. Check out the events section for more information.
Ladies of Howden Methodist church were busy for more than two hours on shrove tuesday, cooking delicious pancakes. They raised a fabulous £229.60 which they very kindly donated to us at the Sunday Service on 1st March. As can be seen in the images below very appreciative diners enjoyed a choice of savoury fillings before […]
Encephalitis is an inflammation of the brain. It can affect anyone, of any age, gender or culture. Despite affecting over 500,000 people each year, only 22% of people world wide know what it is. The Encephalitis Society are dedicated to supporting awareness and shining a light on the condition. For more information please visit https://www.encephalitis.info […]
Headway Hull & East Riding’s newsletter for February is now available, just click on the link below February 2020 Newsletter Hard copies of the latest newsletter are available at our meetings. Check out the events section for more information.
Headway Hull & East Riding’s newsletter for January is now available, just click on the link below January 2020 Newsletter Hard copies of the latest newsletter are available at our meetings. Check out the events section for more information.
At this time of year, one of the most frequent questions is can I drink alcohol if I have suffered a brain injury. The individual effects of alcohol will not be the same for everyone and we strongly advise you to take care when consuming any alcoholic beverage. However, it is well known that your […]
Traumatic brain injury – carers/family members wanted… As you are all aware we are often contacted by Student’s who are carrying out research as part of their studies. Your involvement in this research is optional. Callum is a trainee clinical psychologist carrying out doctoral research on carer wellbeing in traumatic brain injury. If you are […]
Merry Christmas Everyone! We had an amazing festive lunch down at Muttley’s on Wednesday 11 December 2019. As always Julie was an amazing host and made sure we all had full bellies before we left. We had a great time, discussing our festive plans, making terrible Christmas cracker jokes and wearing our pulled cracker hats. […]