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The trials of living and working with spinal cord injury


Author: Patricia Tweed

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Latest news

  • Support our London Marathon runner!

    We are delighted that Amy Carter will be running this year's London Marathon to raise funds for us. Amy's Uncle Tim sustained a high level spinal cord injury in the Summer of 2019 and is currently in rehabilitation at the National Spinal Injuries Centre, Stoke Mandeville. Click on the link above to read more about Amy's story and support her Just Giving appeal. Read more

  • London Tube Collection

    On Monday 20 January we are collecting at London Old Street Tube station. If you're passing through during the morning and evening rush hour look out for us in our SMSR sashes. As an independent charity we rely solely on voluntary donations to help fund our vital research - so anything that you can give helps us. Come along and say 'hello'. Read more

Latest stories

  • Professor Paul Kennedy Legacy Scholarship for Psychology Announced

    Professor Paul Kennedy Legacy Scholarship for Psychology Announced.  Together with the University of Sydney and the National Spinal Injuries Centre, Stoke Mandeville Hospital, Buckinghamshire Healthcare NHS Trust, we will provide annual funding for early career psychologists working in spinal cord injury – particularly those from lower income countries – to attend an ISCoS Conference. Read more

  • European Neuroconvention 2020 Partnership

    We are proud to announce a continued charity partnership with the European Neuroconvention that takes place at the NEC, Birmingham on the 17th and 18th March. Tickets are available from, where you can also find more information on what to expect from Europe’s only trade show for brain and spine specialists. Read more