Believing

Believing is about realizing that the DNRC will make a real difference in repairing people who are seriously wounded, not least by exploiting all that has been learnt in the last decade from conflict so that the new facilities are ready for future developments in this field of medicine. Who better to explain their belief in what is being created on the Stanford Hall estate than people who have had major trauma injury in the course of their recent Service? We asked 4 of them to talk to us about their experience and we began by asking what happened to them. We hear first from Andy Reid and Luke Wigman:

All 4 of them were treated at Headley Court in a variety of different ways at different times. Here are Ibi Ali and Kate Philp talking about their treatment:

One of the impressive things about people who have come through clinical rehabilitation is the extent to which they are positive about the lives which they are now leading. This time we’ll hear from 3 of them starting with Ibi Ali:

Kate Philp also feels very privileged to have received the quality of rehabilitative care that she did and feels strongly that such care should be available to civilians too:

Finally, many people have been intimately involved in the concept, design and now construction of the facility at Stanford Hall. Keith Millay, one of the 2 architects concerned gives us his assessment of how important this project is, in its own right, and to him personally:

Tim Crow from Arup, who is the Programme Director on site, is interesting on how unusual, in every way, the DNRC Programme is: