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Prime Minister recognises Livability Manager in Point of Light Awards

Livability staff member Fiona Stephenson was honoured this week by Prime Minister Theresa May, when Fiona received a prestigious ‘Point of Light’ award from the UK Government for her contribution to

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Livability nurse receives prestigious award for international work in spinal injury rehabilitation

Fiona Stephenson – a specialist spinal cord injury nurse – has won the International Impact Award at the 2017 Cavell Nurses’ Trust Awards. Cavell Nurses’ Trust is a UK charity providing

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Friendship Really Matters: A supportive community is the key to recovery following spinal injury

Experiencing a life-changing injury can be a devastating blow. Two amazing individuals from Nepal share their experience of spinal injury and how connections in their communities encouraged them to embrace

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Overcoming disabling attitudes: rebuilding your life following injury is just as much about overcoming psychological barriers as physical ones

Rishi Ram Dhakal was born in the Gorkha district of Nepal. He damaged his spine in an accident in the factory where he worked. This is the story of his incredible journey from devastating injury to a new

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Livability International Partner awarded prestigious Royal College of Nursing Fellowship

Fiona Stephenson – a specialist Spinal Cord Injuries (SCI) nurse and trainer – who works in partnership with the Livability International team – has received the prestigious Fellowship Award

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The Nepal earthquakes – one year on

On Saturday 25 April 2015, Nepal was hit by a major earthquake, which killed 9,000 people and injured tens of thousands more. We look at how the country has recovered one year on and the role Livability’s

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From devastating spinal injury to supporting others

What impact does it have on a Nepalese woman’s life when she sustains a spinal injury? This International Women’s Day we share the remarkable stories of two women who have faced huge physical, psychological

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When welfare support is minimal – community has to kick in. Responding to spinal injury overseas

Stephen Muldoon is no stranger to spinal injury. Travelling the world for over 20 years with his wife Maggie, they have been project leads in providing Livability spinal rehabilitation training and capacity

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President of Nepal inaugurates international conference hosted by Livability

Livability welcomed the The Right Honourable President Bidhya Bhandari of Nepal to inaugurate the 14th Asian Spinal Cord Network (ASCoN) Conference in Nepal held on International Day of Persons with Disability. Co-hosted

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British Council International School Award success for Victoria Education Centre

Victoria Education Centre (VEC), Livability’s special needs school based in the heart of Poole in Dorset, has been awarded the British Council’s prestigious International School Award in recognition

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