5th May 2020

Dr Guttmann at the 1953 Stoke Mandeville Games

Dr Guttmann's contribution as a refugee

Vicky Hope Walker, CEO of NPHT, talks about 'The Contribution of the Refugees' leaflet which recognised Professor Sir Ludwig Guttmann's work at the National Spinal Injuries Centre, treating servicemen who had sustained spinal cord injuries in World War II. He was also refugee, a German Jew who arrived in the UK in 1939.