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There have been many kind comments, it is wonderful to know Tom is in your thoughts and prayers.

Quick update

April 7th: On April 3rd 2007 Tom Nabarro, David’s eldest son aged 22, had a serious accident while snowboarding in Bulgaria. He received immediate medical care on the slopes, was transferred to the Military Medical Centre in Sofia, [(to see the whole thing click on the “Quick Update” heading] had emergency surgery for damage to his neck and has, since then, been in the intensive therapy unit at the hospital.

It is expected that he will be transferred by air ambulance to the Spinal Injuries Unit at Stoke Mandeville Hospital in the near future. David, together with Tom’s girlfriend Ellen, mother Susie, brother Oliver and Sister Polly, and Ellen’s mother Mandy are in Sofia and see him daily.

April 8th: Tom was transferred by air ambulance to Stoke Mandeville Hospital Aylesbury and admitted to the Intensive Care Unit.

April 10th: Tom strong and fighting to get better and receiving nursing and medical support. Minimal visitors at this time: Ellen and close family are with him.

April 11th: Tom holding his own, and when not sleeping he recognises us, shows his sense of humour, asks us questions (we are good at lip-reading), wondering a bit about what is happening. He is strong.

We’ll keep the timeline of events updated on the “progress” page.