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Read the latest news and developments concerning Spinal Cord Injury and the legal world below.

Personal Health Budgets Explained

Personal Health Budgets were created as part of the Health and Social Care Act of 2012, and form a key part of the government's vision to modernise the NHS and to enable people with long term conditions and disabilities to have greater choice, flexibility and control over the health care and support they receive.

A Personal Health Budget is basically a sum of money that is allocated by the NHS to fund care and support for those with long-term health needs. It will allow individuals for the first time to decide what care they need, how they want their care delivered and by whom.

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How to Adjust to Life After a Spinal Cord Injury

Spinal Cord Injuries can happen to anyone, and the results of such an injury are usually far more complex than many people realise. Living with a spinal injury is often far more than ‘just’ not being able to walk again.

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Spinal Injuries in Children

When someone suffers a Spinal Cord Injury (SCI), it can be life changing in the extreme. Adaptations have to be made to the person’s home, by their family, at their workplace.

If it is a child, not only can the injury itself be more difficult to diagnose, but the necessary changes can be more wide-ranging or complex.

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