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We are a

national charity supporting people
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.

The Big Give 2022

People are struggling to cope with the costs of major trauma during a cost-of-living crisis. And this will only get worse over the festive period. Thousands face rebuilding their life on their own

From Tuesday 29 November until 12pm on Tuesday 6 December,
all donations made to Day One via The Big Give Christmas Challenge website will be DOUBLED.

This means you can help twice as many people. Like Sophie and Rachel.

How can we help you today?

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

For trauma
Bold ambitions,
from Day One

We aim to support 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.

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Stories of recovery

Day One helped me realise I wasn't alone.

Michal had no clothes, no money, and no one to help him.
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Day One founder Prof Peter Giannoudis heads up Athens Marathon team
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