Brain Injury Specialists Support Doctors In Bangladesh

Law Firm Irwin Mitchell Supplies Textbooks To Clinicians Treating Brain Injuries


Kate Rawlings, Press Officer | 0114 274 4238

Irwin Mitchell has provided support for an inspirational project aimed at supporting clinicians in Bangladesh to increase the quality of treatment provided to patients suffering with acquired brain injuries.

Clinicians on the ground in Bangladesh encounter various issues which impede the swift identification, treatment and rehabilitation of acquired brain injuries. 

As part of Irwin Mitchell’s commitment to supporting diversity in the international community our colleagues in Birmingham, working together with Irwin Mitchell’s internal race and diversity group IM Respect, have provided support for a project aimed at assisting clinicians in Bangladesh to overcome these issues and provide better care for those suffering from acquired brain injuries.

Irwin Mitchell is working in conjunction with expert Neuroscientist, Dr Dave Quinn, and Chartered Psychologist Professor Graham Powell to support the Nasirullah Foundation, a charity which aims to improve patient care for acquired brain injuries by providing medical personnel in Bangladesh with education and training.

Irwin Mitchell have supported the project to date by providing a gift of neuropsychology textbooks, a much needed resource to assist clinicians in improving their knowledge of how to assess, treat and rehabilitate acquired brain injuries.

Dr Quinn travelled to Bangladesh in January 2016 to deliver the first round of training to a group of clinicians, using the neuropsychology textbooks provided by Irwin Mitchell as the basis for his course.  The training focussed on the anatomy, physiology and types of brain injuries, as well as rehabilitation techniques. 

It is hoped that this training will provide a platform for increasing the quality of patient care for those suffering from acquired brain injuries throughout Bangladesh, as these clinicians will be able to pass on their knowledge to the wider medical community.

Dr Quinn commented on the importance of doctors sharing their experience on an international level, and said “I’ve worked with Irwin Mitchell for over 20 years and have a long standing relationship with them in terms of their support for people with brain injuries.  The Nasirullah Foundation has committed to providing the Neuropsychology profession in Bangladesh with the highest standard of training in evidence based practice that we can manage.  These books form an essential part of that resource.”

Expert Opinion
We are honoured to be part of such an important project. To fund resources which may help to ease the suffering and improve the care and treatment of those with brain injuries is something that we are very proud to be in a position to do.
Amandeep Dhillon, Partner