News

Read the latest news stories from Back Up and the world of spinal cord injury.

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Spinal cord injury paralyses someone every four hours, new estimates reveal

• New data estimates that 2,500 people are injured or diagnosed with a spinal cord ...

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March is Free Wills Month

This March, we've partnered with makeawillonline.co.uk to offer free wills to Back Up Supporters ...

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Back Up Champion – Eric Lanlard

Our newest Back Up Champion is the renown Pâtissier Eric Lanlard who is also owner ...

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Female experiences with sexuality after spinal cord injury

We recently spoke to Advanced Practitioner Occupational Therapist, Helen Thrussell, about her research into female ...

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Back Up Champion – Alice Tweddell

This month's Back Up champion is the fabulous fundraiser Alice Tweddell. She first heard of ...

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Dr Jasmine Hearn Q&A: Pain management

Dr Jasmine Hearn is a chartered psychologist and lecturer, specialising in pain management for people ...

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Andy Masters attends the ISCoS Conference in Sydney

Our Head of Outreach and Courses, Andy Masters, was delighted to attend the 57th International ...

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Supporting children and young people in education

As the end of Summer approaches, we know lots of young people and their families ...

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Summer Grand Prize Draw

Raffle tickets for this year's Summer Grand Prize Draw should have landed on your doormat. ...

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New report into living well with a spinal cord injury long term

Last year, Back Up conducted a survey with a small group of people who have ...