ADAPT Study day: Rehab for Refugee and Migrant Populations

On Saturday 17th November I travelled to Birmingham to join the ADAPT study day on Rehab for Refugee and Migrant Populations. I have always enjoyed attending the ADAPT study days, and come away feeling inspired and full of ideas of how I can begin working overseas! I thought back to the first ADAPT study day …

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NNIR Study day- Getting started in Therapy Abroad

The Northern Network of International Rehabilitation (NNIR) organised our first full study day on Saturday 29th September. The day was well attended with speakers from many different backgrounds discussing their roles and experiences of working in therapy abroad. Cultural aspects of Working Overseas The day started with Dr Philomena Commons discussing her work in Ethiopia, …

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Spinal Cord Injuries

The Northern Network of International Rehabilitation (NNIR) held a lecture on Spinal Cord Injuries (SCI) on Wednesday 11th July. The Lecture was based at Leeds Beckett University and was in partnership with the Leeds Beckett Physio Society. The evening was split into two sections: 1. Acute management of SCI, and 2. Rehabilitation of the SCI …

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