• Each year and estimated 1 million people attend hospital A&E in the UK following head injury.
  • Many more head injuries go unreported and are not assessed by medical professionals.
  • Around 135,000 people are admitted to hospital each year as a consequence of brain injury
  • It is estimated that across the UK there are around 500,000 people (aged 16 – 74) living with long term disabilities as a result of traumatic brain injury.
  • Approximately 85% of traumatic brain injuries are classified as minor, 10% as moderate and 5% as severe.
  • Men are two or three times more likely to have a traumatic brain injury than women. This increases to five times more likely in the 15 – 29 age range.
  • Life expectancy for brain injuryt survivors is normal, so over time, what may seem like a low volume problem becomes a high volume one.
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