Monthly Archives: January 2011

  • 20 January 2011

    Case Study: Danny Yardley

    On August 13 2008, Danny Yardley was cycling home from his job on the assembly line at LDV when a teenager stepped off the pavement into his path. As they collided, Mr Yardley’s head struck…

  • 20 January 2011

    Case Study: Dawn Pickett

    Dawn Pickett can remember very little about the night of April 11 2003 or the weeks that followed. As she was driving home from work as a catering manager, another driver crossed lanes and crashed…

  • 20 January 2011

    Case study: Pte Andrew Garthwaite

    On September 6, 2010, Private Andrew Garthwaite was serving with the Queen’s Royal Lancers in Helmand when a Taliban rocket-propelled grenade took off his right arm. In the crucial hours immediately after he was wounded,…

  • 20 January 2011

    Case study: Pte Neil McCallion

    On September 4 2006, Private Neil McCallion was involved in a suicide bomb attack in Kabul whilst serving with the Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders in Afghanistan. His Land Rover was blasted on to its side,…

  • 20 January 2011

    £20 million to bring breakthroughs from battlefield to bedside

    Treatment of around 20,000 people who suffer major trauma each year is set to improve as the Government announces significant new investment into trauma and microbiology research. The Department of Health, the Ministry of Defence,…