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Drawing Strength From the Love Around Me

My stroke is the worst thing that has ever happened to many members of my family and me. My beautiful sister-in-law lost her dear Mum suddenly after complications arose from fairly routine surgery. 1,334 more words


What A Girl Will Do For Botox

After 6 weeks in ICU, I was well and truly medically stable. The only thing keeping me in ICU now was my locked jaw (and the need for a GA everyday to clean my teeth). 683 more words


Pressed not Crushed

Andy Davies had a major stroke which left him with locked in syndrome.  This happened in 2011 and from being a very successful dentist, he found himself fighting to stay alive.   239 more words

University Of Birmingham

Mirror, Mirror .....

By the time I had been in hospital for 6 weeks, my neck was pretty strong. I was much better able to support my head. 528 more words


Disorders Of Consciousness

A disorder of consciousness or impaired consciousness is a state where consciousness is affected by an injury to the brain.

Consciousness refers to both wakefulness and awareness. 1,233 more words

Ashleigh Corrigan

More bad news in the fight for a right to die

R (o.t.a A.M) v. General Medical Council EWHC 2096 (Admin) Read the full judgment here

The High Court has rejected the argument made by “Martin”, a man with locked-in syndrome who is profoundly disabled and wishes to end his own life. 1,429 more words

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