Disabled performer Jackie Hagan lost her leg but not her sense of humour

March 22, 2018 admin 0

I’m sick of seeing people like me misrepresented, says disabled performer Jackie Hagan. Amputee poet and performer Jackie Hagan lost her leg, but not her […]

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 […]

Dad to lose both legs after tiny dog scratch triggers deadly sepsis

December 1, 2017 admin 0

A DAD is preparing to have both legs amputated after a tiny dog scratch triggered deadly sepsis. Barry Wallace was left with a one centimetre […]

Rare images offer a glimpse into what life was like for disabled people in the Victorian era when those in wheelchairs were kept as a family secret and segregated from the rest of society

November 29, 2017 admin 0

Harrowing photographs capture the purgatory endured by disabled ppeople forced to live a life of solitude and hardship in Victorian era Britain. Rare images show […]

More than a third of Scots unaware of complications from diabetes

October 10, 2017 admin 0

More than a third of people in Scotland do not know foot ulcers are a serious complication of diabetes, according to a survey. The research, […]

Ffion Rudman, six, gets blade after sepsis leg loss

July 24, 2017 admin 0

A six-year-old girl who had part of her leg amputated after contracting sepsis is able to run again after receiving funding for a sports blade. […]

Electric shock amputee Jamie Mines has left foot removed

July 13, 2017 admin 0

A scaffolder who had to have his leg and hands amputated after suffering an electric shock has had a further operation to remove his left […]