The seminar will feature a review of the welfare benefits available to brain injury survivors, the appeals process and the planned government changes to the welfare benefits system. The seminar is to be held at our Newcastle Office and is aimed at health and social care professionals working in brain injury, including nurses, social workers, care and case managers, therapists and consultants.

The course will be presented by Welfare Rights Trainer and Deputy District Judge, Paul Sandford and solicitor at Thompsons Solicitors and Benefits Specialist, John Gray. The cost for the full day seminar is £50 with all proceeds going to the Royal Hospital for Neuro-Disability.

For further details please contact Thompsons by telephone on 0800 0 224 224 or by sending an e-mail to

Royal Hospital for Neuro-Disability

The Royal Hospital for Neuro-Disability is an independent national medical charity that provides rehabilitation to people affected by a brain injury. They help people whose brain injuries have been caused by a road accident, an assault/attack, clinical negligence and those who have progressive neurological conditions such as Huntington’s disease, along with many other causes.

The Royal Hospital for Neuro-disability provides long-term care and rehabilitation, giving those affected by a brain injury the best possible quality of life, regardless of their level of ability.