Kate Allatt

Locked in Syndrome

The 2016 Law Festival were thrilled to have Kate Allatt as their key note speaker. Kate, Extraordinary Woman 2011 (former marketing expert and patient), recovered from Locked In Syndrome after a brainstem stroke, aged 39. She felt completely invisible as she lay unable to give any signal that she could understand what was going on[…]

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Conference to shine spotlight on brain injury

The Brain Injury Conference, ‘Invisibly Different’, which will also raise much needed funds for Headway Lancaster and Morecambe Bay, will take place at Lancaster House Hotel in Lancaster on June 17 and 18. A first of its kind conference which aims to raise awareness of the reality of living with a brain injury and the[…]

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Headway Resources

On a national level, Headway provides a range of frontline services to help those affected by brain injury, including: a freephone helpline (0808 800 2244, helpline@headway.org.uk); a comprehensive award-winning website containing information and factsheets on all aspects of brain injury (www.headway.org.uk); an award-winning range of booklets and publications designed to help people understand and cope[…]

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Headway record breakers

Paralympian fencer Justine Moore had the honour of presenting medals to inspirational record breakers taking part in the Headway Morecambe Bay & Fylde Coast Triathlon, which is held to support the vital work of the brain injury association. The members of Headway Lancaster and Morecambe Bay and Headway Blackpool, Wyre & Fylde put in a[…]