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MPs debate acquired brain injury in Parliament

  • 14.02.2020
  • JessicaMG
  • Clinical Negligence, Personal Injury, Court Of Protection
  • Brain Injury Stroke Headway Acquired Brain Injury traumatic brain injury brain trauma Parliament MPs debate Carbon monoxide poisoning Cycle helmets Hospital car parking Sports related injuries heading in football

On Thursday last week (6th February 2020) MPs debated acquired brain injury in Parliament.

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The debate - supported by the United Kingdom Acquired Brain Injury Forum (UKABIF) - was called by Chris Bryant MP, chair of the All-Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) on Acquired Brain Injury.

The MPs who took part in the debate showed a depth of knowledge on the wide-ranging issues that surround brain injuries, including:

  • Sports related injuries - including heading in football
  • Carbon monoxide poisoning
  • Welfare benefits
  • Funding for Headway groups and branches
  • Cycle helmets
  • The criminal justice system
  • Stroke
  • Hospital car parking

Read the transcript of the debate, or watch in full on Parliament TV.