Lords to fight against disability benefit changes

Peers will attempt to delay changes that would deny some people disability benefits after they were attacked by the Government’s own welfare experts. The fight against...

MENTAL HEALTH AND HOMELESSNESS

Around 70% of people accessing homelessness services have a mental health problem. And homelessness charity St. Mungo's estimates that 64% of their clients have...

TRAILBLAZERS HAVE LAUNCHED THEIR NEW CAMPAIGN ON DISABLED WOMEN’S ACCESS TO HEALTHCARE

From Trailblazers "We know through personal stories that women in wheelchairs are not getting equal access to healthcare. They struggle to get contraception, regular cervical...

AC/DC STAR DIES OF DEMENTIA

Malcolm Young, guitarist with the rock band AC/DC, has died at 64 after a battle with dementia. He founded the Australian band, best known for...

ONLY 21 FTSE COMPANIES HAVE SIGNED UP TO BE DISABILITY CONFIDENT

The Minister for Disabled People, Penny Mordaunt, has challenged the FTSE Companies (100 of them) to become Disability Confident. So far only 21 have signed...

THE SCOURGE OF PAVEMENT PARKING

In 2015 our Government promised to look into the issue of pavement parking. What has happened? Very little! The Transport Committee has criticised the 'Department...

THE BRITISH LUNG FOUNDATION: COVID-19 AND AIR POLLUTION

From the 'British Lung Foundation' Like we've all come together to fight COVID-19, we now need to come together to fight another invisible threat -...

Robotic exosuit will help stroke victims

Stroke patients who have difficulty walking may soon benefit from an invention developed in the United States. A team of researchers has created a...

CORONAVIRUS AND COVID-19: INFORMATION FROM THE BRITISH LUNG FOUNDATION

FROM THE 'BRITISH LUNG FOUNDATION' "Here you'll find all our information about coronavirus and useful links for the latest updates. The new type of coranavirus...

EXCEPTIONAL INDIVIDUALS – THE FIRST EMPLOYMENT PARTNERSHIP FOR DYSLEXIC PEOPLE

'Exceptional Individuals' is a social enterprise organisation that offers free support and workshops to people with neurodiversity (Dyslexia, Dyspraxia, Autism and ADHD). They are open...

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