THE ARMY LOSE 500 A YEAR TO MENTAL HEALTH PROBLEMS

Britain's armed forces are losing a battalion a year because of mental health problems. Our military (The Army, Royal Navy and The RAF) discharged 499...

BIG BUSINESS ‘ROLE OF HONOUR’

The Government is committed to encouraging companies to sign up to the 'Disability Confident' scheme. The CIPD (Chartered Institute of Personnel & Development) strongly believes in the need...

IS SCHIZOPHRENIA IN THE GENES?

Almost 80% of the risk of developing schizophrenia is genetic, say scientists. A new study of more than 60,000 people offers hope that early screening...

PRINCES INVEST £2M INTO DIGITAL ‘SAFETY’ NET

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge and Prince Harry have invested, through their Royal Foundation, £2 million in a digital start-up company which will...

DEPARTMENT FOR TRANSPORT – MEETINGS

The Department for Transport is carrying out consultations with regard to improving services for disabled passengers. Their ACCESSIBILIIY ACTION PLAN (AAP) includes 48 different actions which...

DEAF THEATREGOERS TO GET HELP FROM GLASSES

Smart glasses are being tried by the National Theatre in an attempt to make performances accessible to the hearing and visually impaired. They're calling it...

LEARNING LANGUAGES TO STAVE OFF DEMENTIA?

Public health campaigns like 'your five-a-day' should be used to to encourage Britons to learn another language to ward off dementia. Experts say that the...

YOGA COULD CUT HEART HEALTH RISK

Yoga and meditation could help lower the risk of heart disease. Researchers said that the practice may help lower blood pressure and stress which...

DISABLED MAN HAND CYCLES AROUND ENGLAND

Robert Groves is simply inspirational! He is a disabled man on a mission; and that mission is to fight preconceived ideas of what is...

CALLS FOR FRANK FIELD TO RESIGN

Following publication of his controversial writings suggesting that some disabled people should be paid less than the minimum wage, calls have been made asking...

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