What if...

millions of people could walk again

What if there was a cure for paralysis? What if one of the most desperate things to happen to a person…could be undone? Here at nsif the work we are funding has already made a significant breakthrough that could potentially lead to a treatment for spinal injury.

What if...

we told you we’d taken the first step on an incredible journey

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Off Duty Cookbook

Off Duty Cook Book

Off Duty is a cookbook written and published in aid of nsif. Jamie Oliver, Nigella Lawson, Delia Smith, and Rick Stein are just a few of the chefs who invite us into their own home kitchens and share delicious, easy-to-prepare dishes.

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The latest blog, news and events from nsif


Deven’s story

The story of how nsif was founded had particular resonance for Deven Mcalister. Deven had an encounter with spinal injury on her gap year that – extremely fortunately – was not permanent. However her outlook on life and spinal injury…

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Claire Lomas

Claire’s book on sale now!

Is there anything Claire Lomas can’t turn her hand to? Former event rider turned motivational speaker, fundraising champion and now author. Claire has released her first book, Finding My Feet, an autobiographical account of her accident, rehabilitation and rebuilding her…

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Annual Golf Day

Our annual golf event will be in August 2015 – dates to be announced shortly. It is two days of golf, luxury food and wine from the Mandarin Oriental Hotel Group, and once-in-a-lifetime prizes at the auction. For information on…

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Our Research


For the first time in history, scientists have recorded the reconnection of severed long spinal nerve fibres… This has huge implications for the future of research into spinal injury. Through cell transplantation surgery, followed by intensive rehabilitation over a period…

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The procedure being developed today is based on research by Professor Geoffrey Raisman and his team based at the UCL Institute of Neurology. Dr. Pawel Tabakow was inspired by this research to develop a clinical procedure. The recent breakthrough towards…

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