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Burwood Academy Trust
The NZ Spinal Trust has a close working relationship with the Burwood Academy Trust providing valued research about our spinal cord impaired community (SCI). This evidence-based research is carried out by academic professionals validating the efficacy of the services we provide.
Find out more about the work of the Burwood Academy Trust
Burwood Academy through their research has highlighted an inequity of funding provision between ACC and non-ACC funded SCI patients. This important piece of work highlights the need for further work to improve outcomes and provisioning for those patients who acquire their impairment through non-injury related incidents (non-ACC funded).
Find out more about Reducing Disparities in ACC Funding
Their work is summarised in diagram below entitled The Happy Path