Claire Roantree details Nigel’s story and how early rehabilitation helped him following major trauma injuries.
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Claire Roantree looks at the challenges of rehabilitation provision after complex musculoskeletal injuries for major trauma patients.
It is not always obvious whether an injured person can claim compensation for their injuries. Tim Jones explores these circumstances.
The NHS does an incredible job and major trauma services are saving lives every day, however Trevor Sterling, Chair of the Major Trauma Group, draws much needed attention to those receiving a lower standard of care than others.
Graham, a highly skilled former motorcycle racer, was hit by a car whilst riding his bike home from a friend’s house. Whilst his injuries were life-changing, access to early rehabilitation was crucial in allowing him to return to some of his pre-incident passions.
Through helping people with serious injuries after motorcycle collisions, we at Major Trauma Group are only too aware of the impact that injuries sustained in motorcycle collisions can have. Therefore, we have teamed up with the British Biker Relief Foundation to help injured motorcyclists and their families throughout the UK by providing the legal support and charitable assistance they need.
Tom was riding his moped when the door of a parked car was opened onto him. The serious injuries he sustained due to the impact might not have happened if the Highway Code changes had been introduced earlier.
Two members of the Major Trauma Group, Dr Ian McCurdie and Tim Jones, offer Clinical and Legal perspectives on the recently published NICE Guidelines on Rehabilitation following Traumatic Injury.