We all want our children to be safe and well while they are in the care of others, and nowhere is that more important than when they are at school....Read more
It is encouraging to see that sporting bodies are now formally acknowledging the very real dangers of injuries sustained to the head, at any level of severity.
All too often, lack of awareness of head injuries and their potential consequences can cause those in need of help to be overlooked which can lead to further difficulties.
As the media has recently had cause to report on a number of high profile individuals suffering devastating brain injuries, it is hoped that the understanding of this injury and its potentially devastating consequences will be improved. Recognition and responsible action taken by sporting bodies such as the RFU will only assist with that, as well as preserving the safety and wellbeing of their players.