Innovation was at the heart of NHS England’s Health and Care Expo, held in Manchester in September 2016. As winners of the NHS England national rehabilitation prize 2016, Breathe was invited by NHS England to showcase their work to the crowds of health professionals and commissioners interested in how modern healthcare can be improved by innovative approaches. Our declared aim is that more young people with hemiplegia can benefit from funding and support from the NHS to access our service.
The busy trade fair was set in what was once a bustling train station in Manchester. As it would have been in its previous existence, people were moving constantly. Breathe Magician Richard McDougall talks about how the space influences the way he approaches people during the busy day: