Welcome to the nsif media centre. Read all the latest news, blogs and events.

The Breakthrough: 2014

16th February 2015

See highlights of the media coverage surrounding the announcement to the world that Darek Fidyka, who had a complete spinal cord injury, had regained function and sensation below the level of injury following treatment part-funded by nsif.

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13th Annual Golf Day Event

9th August 2019

The 28th & 29th July 2019 marked our 13th Annual Golf Event, held at The Oxfordshire. The two-day event commenced on Sunday with keen golfers taking the opportunity to get a practice round in on the world-renowned course. After a…

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nsif 2nd Annual Clay Pigeon Flush Day

28th June 2019

On Friday 14th June 2019 we held our Second Annual Clay Pigeon Flush Day at Pennsport Shooting School in the beautiful Berkshire countryside. After a week of rain, the sun shone as guests enjoyed breakfast followed by an introduction from…

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Jane Shepherd to take on the Vhi Women’s Mini Marathon for nsif

30th May 2019

Nsif supporter Jane Shepherd will be taking on the Vhi Women’s Mini Marathon in Dublin on 2nd June 2019. Jane was inspired to fundraise for nsif after meeting Claire Lomas and hearing her story. Following an accident leaving her with…

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nsif Supporter Helen Toseland to run 2 Half Marathons

28th May 2019

Our fantastic supporter Helen will be taking on not one, but two half marathons in June in aid of nsif. Helen will be running the Hull Half Marathon on the 2nd June 2019, followed by the Humber Bridge Half Marathon…

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Loyal supporter Josh Daniel to run the Asda Foundation Hull 10k in aid of nsif

24th May 2019

Josh will be running the Hull 10k on the 2nd June to fundraise for nsif. A close friend of his, Steve, has a life changing spinal condition affecting both his mobility and his active lifestyle. Josh is running for Steven….

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The nsif Spring Newsletter

22nd May 2019

To hear the latest updates from the charity, click here to read our spring newsletter.  

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Meet the Geoffrey Raisman Fellowship student

17th May 2019

Kamile Minkelyte recently joined the team at UCL through the nsif funded Geoffrey Raisman Fellowship. Kamile will spend 3-years completing her PhD which will work towards developing a model of spinal cord injury, using OECs and biomaterials. This work will…

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Why we decided to fund the Geoffrey Raisman Fellowship

2nd October 2018

Professor Geoffrey Raisman (1939 – 2017) was a pioneer and expert in his field who dedicated his life’s work to studying the repair of spinal cord injuries. In 1969 he introduced the term ‘plasticity’ to describe the ability of damaged…

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Ed Barrett defies the odds to take on charity lap

26th September 2018

Injured jockey who broke his neck in fall defies the odds to take on charity walk supporting nsif and The Injured Jockeys Fund.

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Mad Hatter’s Ball set to raise funds for Spinal Injury Charities

25th September 2018

Music lovers and party-goers across Cheshire, Manchester, Shropshire, North Wales and Wirral are urged to dress up and party on down while helping to raise funds for two spinal injury charities at Chester’s Mad Hatter’s Ball on Saturday 13 October.

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Dan’s Dream wins Fred Darling race

25th September 2018

Dan’s Dream wins Fred Darling race 2018.

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Summer 2018 Newsletter

19th September 2018

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