-BELIEVES that so many skills and so much knowledge can be gained outside and beyond the formality of an academic setting.

-SUPPORTS strongly the need for Continuing Professional Development (CPD) in the speciality of Spinal Cord Injury (SCI).

-SEEKS to enthuse individuals who specialise, or wish to specialise, in caring for people who have sustained SCI, to build on their knowledge and experience by learning from others in a practical setting.

-ENCOURAGES those who have valuable skills to pass on that knowledge to others in a context where they can see the skills practised.

-SEES no national boundaries to the benefits to be gained from learning in a real-world setting and supports individuals from a wide range of countries worldwide to come to the UK to learn.

-IDENTIFIES professionals skilled in the treatment and care of SCI and helps fund them to travel to countries throughout the world to share their knowledge and improve SCI care.

-PURSUES its mission in the belief that it makes a real difference to those who have sustained SCI.

Those who don’t know must learn from those who do.
Plato, The Republic