Relevant organisations

Headway – the brain injury association

Headway is the UK-wide charity that works to improve life after brain injury by providing vital support and information services.
Free, confidential helpline: 0808 800 2244 and email:

Fifth Sense – The charity for people affected by smell and taste disorders.

Fifth Sense is the first charity in the UK supporting smell and taste disorder sufferers, providing a signpost to potential diagnosis and treatment, and playing a leading role in educating society on the huge role that the sense of smell plays in our lives.

Carers Northumberland

Carers Northumberland are a charity dedicated to improving the lives of unpaid carers by responding to their needs, informing them of their rights and entitlements. They can support carers in accessing help for the person they are caring for, reduce their feelings of social isolation and empowering them to have a voice.
Telephone: 01670 320 025

Child Brain Injury Trust

The Child Brain Injury Trust was established in 1991 to research and provide information regarding the effects of ‘traumatic’ injury on a child’s developing brain. Today the Child Brain Injury Trust is the leading voluntary sector organisation providing emotional and practical support, information and learning opportunities for families and professionals affected by childhood acquired brain injury across the UK.