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UKABIF and GMNISDN Webinar – Improving outcomes in people with neurological conditions experiencing homelessness

4pm - 6pm

MS Teams Webinar


Gerard Martin KC 

Gerard is a renowned silk who specialises in brain injury and spinal injury cases for adults and children.

He also has a wealth of experience dealing with claims for amputees, pain and somatoform disorders. His practice has been for the last thirty years exclusively for claimants. With each new case he enjoys getting to know his clients and building in them a trusting relationship with him.

Achieving justice and fair compensation for those injured by reason of the fault of others is his motivation.

Ellie Atkins – Manager and Safeguarding lead for The Rough Sleeper Social Work Team in Manchester

Ellie is an expert by practice in the field of working with hard-to-reach adults with complex needs for the last 20 years.

Ellie is a practitioner academic that has completed the first Adult Social Care Research Internship with NHS Research & Development Northwest.

You can sample some of her work and influence here:

Ellie Atkins – What you need to know, to end rough sleeping – YouTube

Tracing the significance of executive functioning among people experiencing homelessness | Health & Social Care Workforce: (

A national Peer Network for social workers specialising in homelessness and rough sleeping – King’s College London (

Ellie’s passion is to influence, policy, law, and practice. To challenge unconscious bias and advocate for the design, commissioning, and delivery of inclusive services for some of the most traumatised people in our society to elevate and thrive from.

To register for this event please use this LINK

Event timings:

4.00-4.05pm Introduction

4.05-4.50pm Ellie Atkins

4.50-5.35pm Gerard Martin KC