Rising numbers of NHS hospitals charging disabled patients to park

October 23, 2017 admin 0

Rising numbers of NHS hospitals are charging disabled patients and visitors for parking, official figures show. The statistics reveal that 139 hospital sites insist on […]

Shropshire businessman swindled more than £8,000 in disability benefits

October 23, 2017 admin 0

Lee Stevens ran his own business but falsely claimed £8,744.10 in disability living allowance, Shrewsbury Crown Court heard. Mr John Oates, prosecuting, said police raided […]

What’s it like to wake up the day after you planned to die?

October 23, 2017 admin 0

Colin Campbell was scheduled to die on Thursday 15 June 2017. He was due to travel to an assisted death clinic in Switzerland and end […]

Woman battled Lyme disease ‘for 16 years before being diagnosed’

October 21, 2017 admin 0

A woman says she battled Lyme disease for 16 years before doctors finally diagnosed her with the condition. Rhiannon Willow, 23, from Erith, was bitten […]

North East autism hotel wins disability award

October 21, 2017 admin 0

The group behind the first hotel in the North East to train young people with autism and learning difficulties has won an award for its […]

Sainsbury’s has rolled out an app with not-for-profit organisation fuelService to enable drivers to pre-book assistance when refuelling their cars at a Sainsbury’s petrol station.

October 20, 2017 admin 0

Sainsbury’s has rolled out an app with not-for-profit organisation fuelService to enable drivers with disabilities or impairments to pre-book assistance when refuelling their cars at […]

Lupus risk almost three times higher after trauma

October 20, 2017 admin 0

A new study expands on the physical health risks associated with post-traumatic stress disorder, after finding that the condition may raise the risk of lupus […]

Man Jailed For Raping Severely Disabled Woman

October 20, 2017 admin 0

A man has been given a 26 year sentence, 18 years to be served as a custodial imprisonment and an extended 8 year licence, after […]