About Us



-is a charity with international reach.

-WORKS to improve the treatment and care of people with spinal cord injury (SCI) throughout the world.

-PROMOTES the exchange of SCI skills and specialist knowledge worldwide.

-PROVIDES grants to SCI health care professionals (doctors, psychologists, therapists, nurses and others) to support them in travelling to learn or teach new SCI skills. Over thirty five different countries have benefitted.

-ORGANISES conferences describing and illustrating best practice in the treatment of spinal cord injury and explaining new developments in SCI treatment and care.

-SPONSORS SCI conferences and workshops worldwide run by specialist SCI regional and supranational associations.

-ENSURES that unique published resources are retained and made available in accessible format to aid present and future generations of SCI specialists.

-HOLDS an extensive database recording its experience of funding individuals to travel extensively to learn or promote best SCI practice.

-REGISTERS with the Charity Commission in the United Kingdom to ensure it is efficiently managed.

“You can’t achieve your dreams if you don’t connect with people who can guide you to improve on upon the skills you have.”
Israelmore Ayivor


SPIRITS Trustees

Professor Wagih El Masri (y) F...

Founder Member SPIRIT and Chai...

Keith Kushner


Rachel Rees