We are a

national charity supporting lives affected by
major trauma

We provide practical and emotional support, alongside NHS clinical care, for patients and their loved ones. From day one and for as long as people need us.

How can we

help you

I've had a traumatic injury and need support

For patients

I'm supporting someone after a traumatic injury

For carers

I work in trauma care

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75 Miles in July

Will you travel 75 miles to raise money for #MoreTraumaSupport?

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Stories of recovery

Jo’s story

Jo Todd suffered severe traumatic injuries, in 2008, as the result of a head on collision with her vehicle whilst on a snowboarding holiday in the French Alps. She sustained a broken pelvis, multiple fractures to both her legs, a broken elbow, humerus and damaged eye sockets. After two weeks in intensive care in France, Jo was flown back to the UK and transferred to the Major Trauma Unit at Leeds General Infirmary where she was put under the care of Professor...

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What is traumatic injury?
Read our FAQs to find out more about what major trauma is, where people are treated and what to expect.

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Bold ambitions,
from Day One

We aim to support to everyone affected by major trauma, regardless of their location. Find out more about where we work now, and our plans to reach even more people.

Ways to support us

Day One receives incredible £1million donation from Wyss Foundation

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Will you go the extra mile for #MoreTraumaSupport? Get involved in 75 Miles in July!

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