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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nsif Patron Claire Lomas To Walk Manchester Marathon

28th February 2018

Claire Lomas prepares to take on her next challenge – the Manchester Marathon.

Leicester Mercury BBC Melton Times

nsif Patron Claire Lomas Named Disabled Sportsperson of the Year

30th November 2017

Claire Lomas receives disables sportsperson of the year at this year’s Pride of Sport awards ceremony.

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Trustee Steven Smith Completes London Marathon

2nd May 2017

Spinal injured nsif  trustee, Steven Smith completes London Marathon. Read More.

Evening Standard Stratford Observer Horse and Hound Leamington Observer

Paraplegic fundraiser Claire Lomas collects MBE

1st March 2017

On 28th February Claire Lomas received her MBE from Prince William in a ceremony at Buckingham Palace.

ITV News Melton Times

Lolly Mack featured in Fabulous Magazine

23rd February 2017

nsif champion and fundraiser Lolly Mack featured talks about her story and support of nsif.

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Professor Geoffrey Raisman Obituary

22nd February 2017

On 27th January Professor Geoffrey Raisman sadly passed away, read his obituary.

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Claire Lomas MBE praised by Health Secretary for services to spinal injury reseach

20th January 2017

Claire Lomas MBE received a letter from Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt after she was honored for services to spinal injury in the New Years Honours.

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Reflecting on Paralysis: The Cure Girls

28th October 2016

Cure Girls featured in The Huffington Post promoting nsif.

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‘Return of the Mack’

13th October 2016

nsif supporter and Cure Girl Lolly Mack’s story as told by one of her closest friends Samantha Walsh.

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nsif supporter hosts ‘The Moulin Rouge Ball’

26th September 2016

nsif supporter Leonie Hallam hosted The Moulin Rouge Ball in Chester on 24th September 2016. Leonie first became involved with the charity after her son Mathew suffered a spinal injury. Regaining independence has been important for Mathew, earlier this year…

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Claire Lomas finishes Great North Run in 5 days

12th September 2016

Patron Claire Lomas completes world’s biggest half marathon. She also announced her pregnancy and the added challenge this brought to completing the race.

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Mum of paralysed police officer writes fundraising poetry book

8th September 2016

With the help of her friends and family Yvonne Williams has produced a poetry book in order to raise £10,000 for nsif. Yvonne’s son Aaron was paralysed aged 25 and is her motivation for supporting nsif.

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