Spotting the signs of Sepsis

February 12, 2018 admin 0

45,000 people die from Sepsis every year. Credit: PA The family of a dad who died from Sepsis say they want to raise awareness of […]

Could an existing drug halt Parkinson’s disease?

February 9, 2018 admin 0

The buildup of toxic proteins in Parkinson’s disease could be halted with an already approved drug. Researchers have discovered a mechanism through which toxic protein […]

Corinne lost her hands and legs because of sepsis

February 9, 2018 admin 0

SEPSIS kills more people in Scotland than breast and prostate cancer combined. Those affected by the condition – in which the body’s response system to […]

‘I am disabled and housebound – but BT has cut my lifeline’

February 9, 2018 admin 0

I am a 32-year-old disabled woman who is housebound. It is vital to have lifelines in place to help distract from the isolation, so I […]

Stormont to review PIP benefit claims after court ruling

February 7, 2018 admin 0

Protests over changes to disability benefits were staged in London A Stormont department has announced a review of Personal Independent Payment (PIP) cases after a […]

‘Multi-million-pound’ payout for Shropshire disabled boy

February 7, 2018 admin 0

A High Court judge was told a hospital trust has agreed a multi-million-pound settlement with the parents of a boy left disabled The family of […]

Call for law to make all playgrounds disabled-friendly

February 7, 2018 admin 0

All playgrounds should include equipment for children with disabilities by law, an AM has said. Cynon Valley AM Vikki Howells said disabled children were being […]

Company that provides cars for the disabled stockpiled £2,400,000,000

February 7, 2018 admin 0

A company which provides cars for disabled people has stockpiled £2.4 billion of taxpayers’ money and pays its chief executive £1.7 million a year, it […]

Tesco will fine people for parking in disabled parent and child spaces

February 5, 2018 admin 0

Those motorists who nab the prime parking positions right outside the supermarket entrances, even if they are supposed to be reserved for those who need […]