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Disability no barrier for top NHS roles

PEOPLE living with ill health or disability are being given the chance to find out about how to apply for Non Executive Director roles...

Guide dogs launch ‘Talking buses’ campaign

NATIONAL blind charity Guide Dogs has launched a campaign to get audio and visual information on board all buses and coaches in the UK. The...

Mike takes disability seat at Equality Commission

THE Equality and Human Rights Commission has appointed Mike Smith as the new chair of its Disability Committee. Mike was one of the first appointees...

Please stop calling us ‘midgets’

MEMBERS of the Restricted Growth Association have unanimously voted to campaign for an end to “midget” being used as a descriptive term for any...

Help for people with migraine and headaches

PEOPLE living with migraine or severe headaches are being given the chance to learn more about their condition – and get some good tips...
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Paralysed sailor in solo Atlantic crossing

PARALYSED yachtsman Geoff Holt has become the first quadriplegic to sail across the Atlantic single-handedly. Geoff, who broke his neck while diving into shallow waters...

Loss of smell may predict Alzheimer’s

AMERICAN scientists working with mice have linked a loss of smell function with the build up of amyloid, the toxic protein involved in Alzheimer’s...

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