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Vital care withdrawn for disabled families

DISABLED children and their families have had vital care and support withdrawn during the coronavirus pandemic, according to an extensive survey by more than 70 disability charities.

How pets are getting us through the lockdown

PETS are good for our health – especially now as more and more people face loneliness and isolation caused by the coronavirus lockdown.

Liver disease: High death rates among those with coronavirus

NEW data published today reveals high rates of death and liver failure amongst people with liver disease who contract coronavirus.

‘Life-changing’ help on way for veterans’ carers

THE largest survey of its kind by a national military charity will lead to life-changing support being offered to Armed Forces personnel caring for loved ones with dementia.

‘Miracle’ glasses help blind people to ‘see’

HI TECH glasses like these by OXSIGHT are transforming the lives of many people with sight loss.

No-deal Bexit would be ‘disastrous’ for disabled

THREE disabled peers have pledged to do all they can to avert the significant impact on disabled people of a no-deal Brexit, with one warning of a “time bomb” that is now likely to “detonate”.

Loneliness – the hidden cost of caring

UNPAID carers are SEVEN times more likely to be lonely than other people, says a new study.

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