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The Privacy and Electronic Communications (EC Directive) (Amendment) Regulations 2011 require all websites in the UK to obtain consent to store information (in this case cookies) and access information stored on your device (computer, tablet or smartphone).

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This page is intended to provide information about what cookies are and how they are used by the Royal Hospital for Neuro-disability. You are seeing this page because you have chosen to find out more about the use of cookies or have opted not to accept them. Please read on to find out why it is recommended that you accept them and where you can find more information about cookies in general.

What are cookies?

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