We are a

national charity supporting lives affected by
major trauma

We provide practical and emotional support, alongside NHS clinical care, for patients and their loved ones. From day one and for as long as people need us.

How can we

help you

I've had a traumatic injury and need support

For patients

I'm supporting someone after a traumatic injury

For carers

I work in trauma care

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Day One & you

Ways to support us

Bold ambitions,
from Day One

We aim to support everyone affected by major trauma, regardless of their location. Find out more about where we work now, and our plans to reach even more people.

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Stories of recovery

Jo’s story

Jo Todd suffered severe traumatic injuries when her vehicle was involved in a head-on collision while on a snowboarding holiday in the French Alps. She sustained a broken pelvis, multiple fractures to both her legs, a broken elbow, humerus and damaged eye sockets. After two weeks in intensive care in France, Jo was transferred to the Major Trauma Unit at Leeds General Infirmary where she was put under the care of Professor Giannoudis...

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Day One receives incredible £1million donation from Wyss Foundation

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Will you go the extra mile for #MoreTraumaSupport? Take on a challenge for Day One

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