Cerebra supports action for brain injury week

Stop watchCerebra are supporting Headway’s Action for Brain Injury Week which is going on from 18th – 24th May 2015 and aims to raise awareness of acquired brain injuries.

As part of ABI week, Headway have compiled statistics of hospital admissions in the UK related to non-superficial head injuries, strokes, brain tumours, encephalitis, and a variety of additional conditions.

One of the most alarming findings that were uncovered by the study is that there were 348,934 UK admissions to hospital with acquired brain injury in 2013-14. This equates to 566 admissions per 100,000 of the population.

Further findings from the study including an infographic can be found here.

You can follow updates throughout the week on Twitter using the hashtag #ABIWeek.