Return2Play nominated for the 2017 Sports Technology Awards

16 March 2017

Following on from our nomination in the 2016 awards, we are very pleased to reveal that we have been nominated for the 2017 Sports Technology Awards as a finalist in the ‘Best Website Development’ category! The Sports Technology Awards were founded in 2014 with a view to celebrating and rewarding innovation in sport. A panel

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Return2Play announced as official medical partner to the Rosslyn Park 2017 HSBC National Sevens

28 February 2017

Return2Play are pleased to be the official medical partner to the Rosslyn Park 2017 HSBC National Sevens. The tournament has evolved into the world’s largest school rugby event with some 7,000 boys and girls aged 13 – 18 competing on 20-24 March 2017. Commenting on the announcement, Dr Sam Barke, Medical Director of Return2Play said:

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How is concussion management linked with child safeguarding?

20 February 2017

By Deirdre Dracoulis, Advisory Board member at Return2Play. Deirdre is a law graduate, qualified teacher and post graduate qualified former safeguarding/child protection designate. She has over 30 years of experience in delivering effective child welfare services in legal practice, social care and education. Please note that the information and opinions within this article are for

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Why is education important to concussion management?

09 February 2017

A recent survey of staff and parents at our Pioneer 20 schools & clubs, revealed that over 90% of respondents think that improving the education of staff and parents on the topic of concussion is highly important to improving the management thereof. By improving awareness of signs and symptoms, staff, parents and even pupils are

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Return2Play ambassador Elliot Daly set to star in 2017 Six Nations

20 January 2017

Many congratulations to Return2Play ambassador and advisory board member, Elliot Daly, on his selection for England in the upcoming Six Nations squad! Elliot is widely tipped to start the first match against France and earn his 9th cap, with many pundits selecting him as England’s ‘one to watch’ such as this article in the Irish

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Return2Play’s Reverse Advent Calendar

01 December 2016

In the spirit of Christmas and the age old adage that “it is better to give than to receive”; this year at Return2Play we are taking part in a Reverse Advent Calendar. Rather than receiving a chocolate or gift every day, we are instead donating a gift for each day of the lead up to

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EIT Digital Challenge Finalists – Return2Play

30 November 2016

In late November, we were invited to travel out to Eindhoven, Netherlands for the finals of the EIT Digital Challenge, a pan-European competition, where we were finalists under the ‘Digital Wellbeing’ category. After tirelessly putting together a stellar presentation, Co-Founders, Sam and Nick pitched brilliantly to an expert panel of judges and an auditorium of

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Return2Play represents grassroots sport at the 5th International Consensus Conference on Concussion in Sport

29 October 2016

It’s been a busy couple of months for the Return2Play team, with invitations rolling in left, right and centre to attend a variety of conferences and exhibitions. Most notably, our Medical Director and Co-Founder, Dr Sam Barke was invited to travel to Berlin to attend the 5th International Consensus Conference on Concussion in Sport, a conference

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Our Pioneer 20 Group goes live!

12 September 2016

After over a year or extremely hard work creating and developing the company, we are thrilled to be able to announce that the R2P system is up and running in some of our Pioneer 20 Group organisations this week! Trinity School, Norwich School, Reed’s School, RGS Guildford and Old Whitgiftian RFC have all been pushed ‘live’ and our first

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How do you solve a problem like concussion?

19 July 2016

Concussion awareness in schools has never been better. The “old-school” attitude of toughing it out and turning a blind eye just to field the strongest side is fortunately no longer wide-spread. But with admin-heavy guidelines and confusion over how best to implement them, there’s still some way to go before schools can start getting over

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Whitgiftian Junior Rugby Joins Forces with Return2Play

14 March 2016

Whitgiftian Junior Rugby has announced a new partnership with concussion management company, Return2Play as part of its commitment to ensuring gold- standard concussion care for young players. Industry-leader, Return2Play, has developed software to manage the recovery of concussed players, with the provision of medical assessments by specialist doctors trained in concessional management at the heart

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Radical game changes are not the way forward. A response to calls to ban the tackle in children’s rugby.

2 March 2016

An open letter from a group of sports scholars, academics, doctors and public health professionals was published in The Guardian today calling for the ban of tackling in schools rugby. In this they claim that the collision nature of rugby, and the drive to increase participation at secondary schools, puts children at risk of both

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