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Disabled people suffer more discrimination than others in workplace

MORE than half of disabled workers in the UK have experienced workplace discrimination, according to a new report from the global job site, Indeed.

Andrew wins $1m to design revolutionary wheelchair

NO wonder Andrew Slorance is beaming with joy – he's just won a $1 MILLION prize to continue developing his revolutionary wheelchair.

‘Abandon these reckless Covid Xmas plans’

DISABLED campaigners have made a last-minute appeal to the Government to abandon its plans to relax rules on socialising over Christmas, as fears grow that this will cause a sharp rise in coronavirus infections and many thousands of deaths.

Liverpool’s Covid-19 testing pilot programme – where and when to get your test

READ all about Liverpool's Covid-18 rapid testing programme – and find out where you can get your test over the Christmas period.

Emmerdale storyline leads to call for hospital disability roles

ITV'S current Emmerdale storyline highlights the desperate need for better support for families of children with a learning disability at diagnosis. Now Mencap’s new Children’s Campaign is calling for Disability Coordinator roles at all hospitals to support families of children with a learning disability, from the point of diagnosis and beyond.

Vaccine priority list welcomed by disabled campaigners

THE decision to move disabled people considered especially vulnerable to Covid-19 further up the vaccine priority list has been welcomed as a victory for campaigners.

Worldwide push to help jobs’ charity

A GLOBAL army of fundraisers swam, cycled, walked and ran nearly 200 miles for a charity helping people with long-term health conditions find meaningful work.

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