Basic sign language for trainee midwives

STUDENT midwives at De Montfort University Leicester (DMU) are being taught basic sign language so they can help tackle the problems faced by deaf women and their families during pregnancy and labour.
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Finals for All Together NOW! in Barclays’ awards

All Together NOW! has been named among the 10 finalists in the 2010 Barclays Trading Places Awards. The awards, set up to recognise and...

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...

Travel insurance for disabled people

There are many different types of travel insurance available. You will need to decide what type of cover you require and check thoroughly that the...

How life can suddenly change forever . . .

DIABETES is something other people get … Something you never imagine that one day could turn your life upside down. But diabetes can strike at any time, leaving people of all ages with life-long challenges and, in some, cases very serious health issues including amputations, heart problems and strokes.

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