Real life stories

New mother in hospital holding baby

Donna’s story: “My granddaughter was born with a rare brain condition – The Brain Charity’s help was invaluable”

The diagnosis was a huge shock - The Brain Charity provided vital information.

Category: Help in hospitals

Published: 2 February 2022

Help filling in a form at The Brain Charity

Paul’s subarachnoid haemorrhage story: “I had to relearn how to walk and fell into debt. The Brain Charity was a breath of fresh air”

Single dad Paul couldn't work after his subarachnoid brain haemorrhage and got into debt.

Category: Help in hospitals

Published: 28 April 2022

Graham with his daughter Joanne, aged 19, who visited him in hospital before her end of school prom

Graham’s brain haemorrhage story: “I went from working in intensive care to being there myself”

Graham, 58, started his career as a pharmacist at The Walton Centre.

Category: Help in hospitals

Published: 31 August 2021

Ian was supported by The Brain Charity following a traumatic brain injury

Ian’s brain injury story: “I forgot my wife and kids after I was brutally attacked by a stranger on Christmas Eve”

The dad-of-three was punched to the floor and hit his head on the kerb.

Category: Help in hospitals

Published: 15 March 2021