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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Sally Hext Completes 100km South West Coast Path Fundraising Challenge

3rd June 2021

Setting out on Wednesday 26th May 2021, Sally Hext set off on a 100km trek from Minehead to Braunton along with friends Sue and Justine. The trio set their sights on completing the challenge in under 30 hours across five…

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Sally Hext to take on 100km of the South West Coast Path in aid of nsif

5th May 2021

In 2012, at the age of twenty-three, Sally Hext’s daughter, Suzanna, was paralysed from the waist down in a riding accident. Overcoming numerous health issues, Suzanna went on to pursue a successful career as an international para dressage rider, winning…

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Angela Pye shares her story as part of International Women’s Week

31st March 2021

Long-term supporter of nsif, Angela Pye, was recently interviewed as part of Siemens Gamesa’s International Women’s Week campaign. For those of you that aren’t aware of Angela’s story, at the age of 15 her son, Steven, went to bed with…

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The nsif Winter Newsletter

2nd December 2020

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

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nsif London Marathon & Great South Run Places 2021

24th November 2020

As we head into the last couple of months of the year, we are beginning to look ahead to 2021. We have some exciting fundraising activities and events we have lined up. Why not set your New Year’s Resolution early…

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Alain Roux’s Patronage Announcement

18th August 2020

We are excited to announce our new patron, Alain Roux. Alain’s late father, Michel Roux, supported nsif as a patron for 15 years. Alain is delighted to follow in his father’s footsteps and continue the Roux family’s support of the…

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Thank You Lockdown Fundraisers

22nd July 2020

Despite the cancellation of many fundraising events due to the Covid-19 pandemic, some of our fantastic supporters still gave up their time to raise funds for vital spinal cord injury research. We would like to say a BIG thank you…

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2020 Event Updates

5th May 2020

We are delighted to announce that it has been possible to reschedule both our Clay Pigeon Flush and Golf Day events. We have also made the decision to change the format of the Golf Day; the event will now take…

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Coronavirus Update

23rd March 2020

At this uncertain time, we would like to send our best wishes to all our supporters and the broader SCI community. If you have a spinal cord injury or you live with or care for someone who is, you may…

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3rd Annual Clay Pigeon Flush Day

12th February 2020

We are delighted to announce our annual Clay Pigeon Flush Day at Pennsport Shooting School is back on Friday 24th September 2021! Set in the beautiful countryside of Berkshire, you and three guests will be greeted by founder Nick Penn,…

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The nsif Winter Newsletter

22nd January 2020

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

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Kamile completes first year of Professor Geoffrey Raisman Fellowship

Kamile joined the team at UCL in 2019 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 special cells called olfactory ensheathing cells…

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