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A new baby born with the help of SSIT funding

A new baby born with the help of SSIT funding

SSIT provides grants to part-fund IVF treatment for people with spinal cord injury and we were thrilled to receive news of another baby born with the help ...

SSIT grant helps former equestrian retake the reins

SSIT grant helps former equestrian retake the reins

Margaret Toye was an accomplished equestrian before a riding accident left her paralysed three years ago. She didn’t think she would ever work with ...

Melanie Reid introduces ‘Spinal Chords’

Melanie Reid introduces ‘Spinal Chords’

The Times columnist Melanie Reid, whose 'Spinal Column' offers readers a frank account of how she deals with paralysis, was the inspiration for 'Spinal ...

Sir Roy Strong delights with his garden talk

Sir Roy Strong delights with his garden talk

The visionary garden designer Sir Roy Strong joined us on Friday for a sell-out talk on his Herefordshire garden. Guests travelled to Yeo Valley in ...

Funding for computer aids voluntary work

Funding for computer aids voluntary work

The Southern Spinal Injuries Trust (SSIT) provides grants to people with spinal cord injury, enabling greater independence and quailty of life. The ...

Grant helps Somerset man set sights on Paralympics

Grant helps Somerset man set sights on Paralympics

A grant to fund the purchase of a rifle is helping a paralysed Somerset man set his sights on the Paralympics. Stuart Wright, who sustained a high ...

New uniform for physio sessions

New uniform for physio sessions

Physiotherapy is an integral part of the rehabilitation process for patients with a spinal cord injury. During the week, patients at the Salisbury spinal ...

New patron announced

New patron announced

The Southern Spinal Injuries Trust is delighted to announce that the former England rugby player, Jonathan Webb, has been appointed Patron of the ...