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Disability News for United Kingdom and Europe Document List

This page contains the full list of articles and documents from the Disabled World UK and Europe Disability News category. Though some documents may have since been updated, or revised, they are still listed by their original publish date, with the most recent documents first.

Disability News for United Kingdom and Europe Publications

2018-03-28 : Disability Discrimination in Portugal is High - No National Strategy for Persons with Disabilities : Disability discrimination in Europe averages 15%, but in Portugal this figure increases to 65% - Surprisingly, the Portuguese Government has no national strategy for persons with disabilities.

2018-02-10 : 15 Minute Personal Care Visits Still Not Enough for Embattled UK Disabled : Leonard Cheshire's research reveals that in total at least 50,677 people across England, Scotland and Wales received 15-minute care visits in 2016/17.

2018-02-06 : Killed by Death - UK Government's Continuing Verdict on the Suicide of Welfare Claimants : Paul Dodenhoff writes on recent media headlines regarding UK Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) Minister for Disabled People Sarah Newton comments and claims.

2017-12-12 : Britain's Unproductive Disabled: A Continuing Moral Panic? : Paul Dodenhoff writes on prejudice and discrimination that paint U.K. disabled as lazy and unproductive.

2017-10-18 : Fear of Hostility Prevents Many Disabled People From Going Out : Survey reveals fear of hostility could be stopping large numbers of disabled people going out in their communities.

2017-10-05 : The 'Human Catastrophe' of British Disability: A False-dawn of Capitalism in Crisis? : Article by Paul Dodenhoff on Disability in the U.K. titled The Human Catastrophe of British Disability: A False-dawn of Capitalism in Crisis?.

2017-08-30 : UN Criticizes UK for Creating 'Human Catastrophe' Over Disability : Article by Paul Dodenhoff examines the investigation concerning UK's continuing violation of the UN Convention on the human rights of disabled people.

2017-04-26 : Arson Attack On British Special Needs School Causes £23,000 Worth Of Damage : Arson attack on school catering for special needs in Lancashire caused up to £23,000 in damage costs, wrecking an outdoor classroom and destroying play equipment.

2017-03-19 : CSW61: RI Global Advocates for Working Women With Disabilities : Rehabilitation International ensured women of all abilities had a significant place at the 61st annual Commission on the Status of Women.

2017-01-25 : Manchester United Confirms Stadium Accessibility Upgrade Plans : Manchester United confirms plans for improvements to Old Trafford's provision will include installation of new wheelchair user platforms, widening of vomitories, and new amenity seats for disabled supporters.

2017-01-17 : We Sign Cafe - Starbucks UK Baristas Raise Awareness of Deaf Culture : Customers who participate in We Sign Cafe enjoy using their sign language skills to place an order or extend a greeting.

2017-01-06 : Kingston Lacy in Dorest Becomes National Trust Site to Secure Off-road Wheelchairs : The MT Push provides inclusive access to a wide variety of terrain such as uneven pathways, grass, sand, mud and snow.

2017-01-04 : Mars Chocolate UK Launches Billboard in London for World Braille Day 2017 : Mars Chocolate UK launches one-off special build billboard in London to mark World Braille Day 2017.

2016-12-10 : Groups Urge Theresa May Not to Scrap Human Rights Act : Letter asking the U.K. Prime Minister to abandon plans to scrap the Human Rights Act has been signed by 164 organisations.

2016-12-05 : Next Steps for U.K. Equality and Diversity - Comparing Security Industry with Other Industries : SIA research focused on gender, ethnic minorities and disabilities by comparing security industry with other industries including transport, construction and police in relation to levels of equality and diversity.

2016-11-15 : Why The UK Work Capability Assessment Must End : Paul Dodenhoff writes on why we need to end the U.K. Work Capability Assessment Program now.

2016-11-08 : UN Concludes Britain Guilty of Human Rights Abuses : UN report concluded that Britain is indeed guilty of grave and systemic violations of the human rights of disabled people.

2016-11-01 : Impact of New UK and Scotland Benefit Cap on Children and Families : New cap on overall benefits will have widespread and severe impact on almost 20,000 children living in around 6,700 families across Scotland.

2016-10-28 : Report Urges U.K. Government to Consider New Sickness and Disability Insurance Scheme : Report calls on U.K. Government to launch major public consultation to design new system of social insurance that provides firms and employees access to expert advice and support when an employee experiences onset serious health condition or disability.

2016-09-05 : Transport for London Invisible Disability Badge for Those Less Able to Stand : Transport for London trial will see disabled passengers and those with hidden conditions, illnesses and injuries receive a badge to alert fellow passengers of their need for a seat on public transport.

2016-03-22 : IDS Resigns, But Is He Also Distancing Himself From the Horrors of Welfare Reform? : Welfare Minister arguably had become one of the biggest hindrances in the lives of most disabled people within the UK.

2016-03-03 : Paxman Scalp Cooling Manufacturer Wins Prestigious Award : UK scalp cooling manufacturer wins prestigious award in recognition of collaborative work with Huddersfield University.

2015-12-24 : 5 Year Council Housing Waiting List for UK Disabled : Number of disabled people on council housing waiting lists in England has increased by over 17% over last five years.

2015-11-16 : UK Disability Assessments: Adverse Trends in Mental Health Link : Study shows the program of reassessing people on disability benefits may have had an adverse effect on the mental health of claimants.

2015-08-02 : Disabled Ramblers Suffolk Mobility Scooter Expedition : Disabled Ramblers are a charitable organization that co-ordinates over 30 countryside rambles per year, in various locations nationwide.

2015-06-19 : Hijinx Unity Festival Cardiff - Inclusive & Disability Arts from Europe & Africa : Information regarding 2015 Hijinx Unity Festival in Cardiff 1st to 5th July including event days and times.

2015-04-20 : The UK General Election 2015: What's in Store for Disability : Paul Dodenhoff writes on the upcoming general election in the UK and the parties stated approach to disability issues.

2015-03-23 : Atos to Maximus - Redefining Disability: Where Now for British Welfare Reform Protest Movement : Paul Dodenhoff writes on Maximus taking over from Atos Healthcare as UK provider of Fitness for Work Program and the Work Capability Assessment.

2014-09-24 : Scotland Votes 'No'. What Will this Mean for 'Disability' Within the UK : Paul Dodenhoff looks at the recent NO vote regarding Scotland and independence from the UK, and what it may mean for people with disabilities in Scotland.

2014-09-16 : Why a Yes Vote for Scottish Independence is Important for Disabled Scots : This article looks at what the Scottish independence vote really means for people with disabilities within Scotland.

2014-09-05 : Accessible Britain Challenge - EFDS Guide : Accessible Britain Challenge vision is for communities to become more inclusive and accessible by engaging and working with disabled people.

2014-07-28 : Climbing Mount Kilimanjaro in a Mountain Trike : A Kent man will climb Mount Kilimanjaro with the help of a Mountain Trike on the challenge of a lifetime to raise money for a cause close to their hearts.

2014-06-30 : The Catastrophe of Disability Welfare Within the UK : PhD student Paul Dodenhoff essay regarding the recent disastrous changes to the UK Disability Welfare system.

2014-05-20 : Disabled Motor-sport Marshal Achieves World Record on TGA Mobility Scooter : Steve completed his world record challenge following 24hrs driving a TGA Breeze S4 GT mobility scooter around a course at Goodwood.

2014-05-07 : EU Signs Treaty to Enable Access to Books for People with Vision Disability : The European Union signs Marrakesh Treaty to facilitate access to published works for persons who are blind or low vision.

2014-03-08 : New European Standard on Accessibility Requirements for Procurement of ICT Products and Services : European Standardization Organizations announce publication of new European Standard on accessibility requirements for Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) products and services.

2013-12-04 : Gothenburg Announced as Access City Award Winner 2014 : European Day for People with Disabilities Commission announces Gothenburg as Access City Award Winner 2014.

2012-12-27 : UK Benefit Cap Implementation : Benefit Cap will see benefits capped at average earned income after tax and National Insurance for working households of £500 a week for couple and single parent households.

2012-10-25 : UK Government Failure to Protect Disabled from Welfare Cuts : Report exposes how UK Government welfare cuts are hitting disabled people with many losing their Disability Living Allowance.

2012-09-03 : AtoS and the U.K. Disabled Protests Regarding Disability Benefit Assessments : Information and comments on the disability allowance cuts involving AtoS which carries out fit for work assessments for the UK government.

2012-09-02 : Police Fracture Wheelchair User's Shoulder During Peaceful Protest Outside DWP : Persons with disabilities protesting against UK government cuts physically attacked by police in demonstration outside Department for Work and Pensions.

2012-08-11 : Russian Federation Ratification of UN Convention on Rights of People with Disabilities : Russia joins list of countries that have ratified the Convention which recognizes the human rights of people with disabilities.

2012-07-13 : Hereward College and Neuromuscular Center (NMC) Midlands Partner up : Agreement that the Midlands Center will be based at Hereward College and the intention is for the center to be operational from August 2012.

2012-06-07 : Wage Incentive to Employ Young Disabled People : New wage incentive scheme to encourage employers to give young disabled people further work opportunities.

2012-02-15 : Cold Weather Payments - Help for UK Pensioners on Low Income : As the Big Freeze continues UK pensioners who do not get Pension Credit could be missing out on Cold Weather Payments.

2012-01-04 : Cost of Disability in Spain May Reach 77.2% of Household Income : Recent study analyses relationship between disabilities and a precarious economic situation in Spain.

2011-12-15 : U.K. Cold Weather Payments - Information and Eligibility : Information rates and eligibility requirement for U.K Cold Weather Payments that provide help to Britains most vulnerable people.

2011-12-10 : High-Level Meeting on Disability: European Disability Forum : Leaders of the European Union institutions came together with European Disability Forum to discuss issues facing estimated 80 million Europeans with disabilities.

2011-12-01 : Winner of EU Award for Disabled Friendly Cities is Salzburg : The Austrian city Salzburg wins the Access City award 2012 the European prize for making cities more accessible to people with disabilities.

2011-11-15 : Access Cities Award Competition Advances to December Final : One of eight cities that beat the competition from around Europe is to be selected as Award Winner for the prestigious Access City Award 2012.

2011-10-08 : More UK Families to be Paid Childcare Support : UK Government is removing minimum hours rule so all families receiving Universal Credit will be eligible for financial help.

2011-09-14 : City for All Access - UK City Award 2012 : European Commission calls for entries from across Europe for City for All Access City Award 2012.

2011-07-18 : Countering Criticism of Negative Attitudes Towards Women in Italy : Women are more integrated into society than ever before with a great range of life choices including child-care services economic support for those working from home and tax breaks.

2011-07-16 : U.K. Child Maintenance System to Change : Consultation on future of child maintenance by setting out radical changes to the system to make separated parents take full responsibility for their childrens ongoing financial support.

2011-07-06 : Free UK Road Atlas for Blue Badge Drivers : If you use the blue badge then you can get the Concise UK Road Atlas for Blue Badge Drivers for free.

2011-06-30 : Launch of the Access City Award 2012 : Showcasing and rewarding cities who take exemplary steps to improve accessibility for people with disabilities in fundamental aspects of city living.

2011-05-13 : UK Government Response to Households Below Average Income Figures : Latest figures for the number and percentage of children pensioners and working age people in the UK living in relative and absolute poverty.

2011-05-10 : New Measure of UK Pensioner Poverty : The material deprivation indicator uses a set of goods services and experiences to capture low standards of living.

2011-03-23 : Welfare Reform Bill Concerns for U.K. Disabled Vehicle Users : Welfare Reform bill is causing widespread concerns among disabled individuals who currently depend on Disability Living Allowance.

2011-03-23 : Disabled Hardest Hit in UK Welfare Reform : Concerns over impact of reforms to vital benefits like Employment and Support Allowance and Disability Living Allowance on disabled people and their families.

2011-03-01 : Cash for Families of Children with Disability - Scotland : The funding of short breaks is one of the key recommendations of the National Review of Services for Disabled Children.

2011-02-19 : Response to Government Welfare Reform Bill : Government needs to look again at the impact their proposed welfare reforms will have on people with cancer and their families.

2011-02-09 : UK Residents Have 2 Months to Boost Their Basic State Pension and Get Backdated Payments : Around 70000 people mainly women have two months left to boost their basic State Pension and get backdated payments.

2011-01-26 : Charities Say Sickness Benefit Assessment Reforms Will Cause Further Misery at Taxpayer's Expense : Charities are being overwhelmed by evidence showing the Assessment to be inaccurate.

2011-01-21 : People with Disabilities Rights Recognized Across The Eu : The international convention means that EU countries now have a legal obligation to respect the rights of people with disabilities.

2011-01-18 : UK Pensions Bill will Boost Retirement Savings for Millions : The UK Pensions Bill is the next step in helping millions save for their retirement in a workplace pension.

2011-01-10 : Cuts Will Slash Living Standards of 100,000 People with Disabilities in Norfolk by more than 30% : Disabled people and their families face a reduction in their living standards due to combined effects of government taxation and welfare changes.

2011-01-03 : EU: A Commitment to Disability Rights : European Unions ratification of the major international treaty on disability rights is a significant milestone.

2011-01-02 : Over 10 Million People to Live to 100 Years Old : More than ten million people in the UK today can expect to live to see their 100th birthday.

2010-12-23 : UK Back to Work Program will be Built on Payment by Results : The UK Work Program will also be the first major move into a system of payment by results for the public sector.

2010-12-15 : Disabled People Fight Back in Protest - UK Disability News : It is no surprise that disabled people feel their lives are under threat with the cumulative onslaught of attacks against them.

2010-12-13 : People with Disabilities Get Right to Control Services : The way disabled people use state funding allowing them to buy their own support services or equipment through the Right to Control.

2010-12-07 : Extra 20,000 to Lose Mobility Component of DLA - UK Disability News : Margaret Curran MP deeply concerned after Government admit an extra 20000 to lose mobility component of DLA.

2010-11-30 : UK Housing Benefit Reforms will Restore Fairness : The Government is taking necessary steps to manage Housing Benefit costs and are implementing all Local Authority Housing Allowance measures.

2010-11-26 : Jobseeker's Allowance Mandatory Work Activity Public Consultation : Public Consultation for proposals for The UK Social Security Mandatory Work Activity Regulations 2011.

2010-11-15 : Last Chance for Families of Children with Disability to Receive Free IT Equipment : Last chance for families with disabled children to receive free IT equipment as the UK government Home Access program comes to a close.

2010-11-10 : Amputees in Action CEO Joins Panel for 2010 Stelios Award for Disabled Entrepreneurs in the UK : The prize money has been allocated to a training program that will enable amputees to become better actors.

2010-11-07 : Disability Awareness Program For Clare Students : Informing Clare students about the social and physical barriers experienced by people with disabilities.

2010-10-26 : School in Hampshire to Inspire Dyslexic Students Worldwide to Learn More Independently with ICT : Project to test effectiveness of assistive technology in helping students with specific learning difficulties such as dyslexia.

2010-10-13 : Deaf Teenagers Work with Professional Actor Colin Wells : A group of young deaf teenagers take part in a film making day hosted by the Ear Foundation.

2010-09-22 : Trabasack Entrepreneur Shortlisted for Stelios Award for Disabled Entrepreneurs in the UK 2010 : Inventor mum and entrepreneur Clare Edwards is excited to have reached the final10 of the Stelios Award.

2010-09-17 : Disability Champion Phil Packer Becomes Papworth Trust Envoy : Award-winning fundraiser and disability champion Phil Packer has become an envoy for the Papworth Trust.

2010-09-14 : Debenhams Breaks New Ground with National Disabled Model Campaign : Debenhams launches a national window campaign featuring a disabled model in all of its 160 stores.

2010-09-11 : Heart Attacks Jump in Young Italian Women : Incidence of acute myocardial infarction in Italy sharply increased particularly among young women.

2010-09-09 : Cornish Law Firm Explains New UK Equality Act : Article explains the ramifications of the new UK Equality Act coming into force from October 1st 2010.

2010-09-09 : Questions on Accessibility for UK TfL and Rail Operators : The Assembly Transport Committee will question Transport for London and Network Rail about the accessibility of London buses Underground and rail networks.

2010-09-08 : Almost 20% of Households Across UK are Jobless : No one works in almost one out of five households across the UK.

2010-09-07 : Quarter of a Million UK Carers Missing out on New State Pension Protection : People caring for ill or disabled friend or relative could be missing out on top up that protects basic and second State Pensions in later life.

2010-09-07 : Deaf Teenagers Visit Number 10 Downing Street : Deaf teenagers with cochlear implants visit Downing Street as part of a two day residential summer program organized by The Ear Foundation.

2010-08-31 : Taking it to the Next Level : Autumn challenge to find the most promising social entrepreneurs from around the UK.

2010-08-26 : Norfolks Disability Community Fights Back - UK Disability News : Norfolks disability community fights back against governments cuts to services and financial lifeline.

2010-08-26 : Disability Benefits Survey by Leonard Cheshire Disability UK : Survey asks questions about Housing Benefit and Disability Living Allowance to find out how people use these benefits.

2010-08-24 : U.K. Employers and Workers Back Pension Reforms : More than half of all employers and eligible individuals support UK Government plans for automatic enrollment in workplace pension scheme.

2010-08-16 : Lifeline Set to Land in Staffordshire for Families : Staffordshire first ever disability road show being launched later this month.

2010-07-30 : Early Intervention: Key to Giving Disadvantaged Children Opportunities they Deserve : Early intervention can provide children with the social and emotional support needed to help fulfill their potential.

2010-07-22 : Independent Living Training Center for Norfolk Opening : The Independent Living Training Center has been developed by Norfolk Coalition of Disabled People (NCODP) to address the need to provide training for disabled people and professionals who work in the field.

2010-07-21 : European Social Fund Evaluation of Gender Equality and Equal Opportunities : Publication of DWP research report 667: European Social Fund Evaluation of Gender Equality and Equal Opportunities.

2010-07-20 : Mobile Health Center Clinic Wandsworth, London : A new state-of-the art mobile surgery unit has been opened in Wandsworth South London.

2010-07-12 : Britain's Most Dangerous Roads : Road Safety Foundation study into some of the most dangerous and high-risk roads in the UK.

2010-07-11 : Energy Rebate Scheme for UK Pensioners : Up to 20 million Pounds off fuel bills for pensioners as energy rebate scheme gets underway in the UK.

2010-07-10 : Study of Families with Children in Britain : Information about British children and families as a whole across a wide range of subjects in Britain.

2010-06-20 : Norfolk Coalition of Disabled People Scoop First Place at Awards : The Norfolk Coalition of Disabled People (NCODP) is a human-rights group controlled by disabled people and their organizations.

2010-06-20 : MHE Calls on EU Leaders to Strengthen Dimension of Disability Policies : Mental Health Europe calls on EU leaders to adopt a poverty target and to mainstream disability in the EU 2020 Strategy.

2010-06-17 : Seniors in Europe Face Longer Wait Until Retirement : Europeans believe they will have to delay their retirement because of the current economic climate.

2010-06-17 : XMA Awarded Contract to Provide Assistive Technology Packages : Xma Awarded £24 Million Contract To Provide Assistive Technology Packages To Learners With Profound Physical Impairments And Special Educational Needs.

2010-06-11 : The Larches Trust Plants the Seeds for Independent Living : People with a learning disability often experience social discrimination and are generally undervalued and underestimated by society.

2010-05-26 : Chrysallia at Final Meeting of ESST Project : Chrysallis is an organization based in Athens Greece that strives to improve the quality of life for people with disabilities.

2010-04-29 : Shops and Services Still Failing Customers with Disability : Rights and Reality report finds 40% of disabled people have experienced difficulties accessing goods and services in the past 12 months.

2010-04-02 : New U.K. Benefit Test will Fail to Spot Disability and Illness : Work Capability Assessment is the current test for sickness benefit Employment and Support Allowance.

2010-03-19 : Child Trust Fund Boost for Children with Disability : Payments will start in April 2010 for children with a Child Trust Fund.

2010-03-12 : Autism Employment Campaigners U.K. Victory : Government announced Jobcentre Plus staff are to receive autism training.

2010-02-28 : The Lord's Taverners and BT - Multi-sensory Rooms for Children with Disabilities : New sensory areas across the UK for children with learning difficulties and disabilities.

2010-01-27 : Calls for Salt Intake Legislation in Europe : Benefits of reducing salt intake and introduce legislation to restrict the salt content of processed foods.

2009-12-29 : UKAF Campaign results in increases in DLA, CLA, Child Benefits in Chancellor Darling's PBR : Increases in UK disability living allowance carers allowance and child benefit in Pre Budget Report.

2009-12-22 : Number of 85-year-olds will Increase by a Third by 2020 : Health and social care provision for a large increase (33%) in the 85 year old population in the UK by 2020.

2009-12-17 : British Council and Arts Council England Memorandum of Understanding : The MOU defines areas in which Arts Council England and the British Council can work more closely to help artists.

2009-12-14 : Forty Charities Attend Sarah Brown's Downing Street Autism Summit : Forty charities attended the major Autism Summit organized by Sarah Brown at 10 Downing Street.

2009-10-27 : Government Decides Not to Scrap Disability Living Allowance : WRVS supports governments decision not to scrap the disability living allowance.

2009-09-26 : Miriam Margolyes Disabled Living Foundation Appeal : Miriam Margolyes will present BBC Radio 4 Appeal supporting Disabled Living Foundation that provides advice and information about independent living.

2009-08-07 : Gary McKinnon: Petition and Appeal to President Barack Obama : Joint appeal on Gary McKinnon to President Barack Obama at the White House.

2009-07-08 : Persons with Learning Disabilities More Likely to Develop Eyesight Problems : The U.K. National Health System has stated that thirty percent of persons with a learning disability have a diagnosed visual impairment as well.

2009-04-23 : Colleague's Deafness Inspires Marathon Runner : A colleague and friend partially deaf in one ear has inspired a Johan Fourie to run the London marathon for Deafness Research UK.

2009-04-17 : UKAF appeal to Chancellor Alistair Darling : UK Autism Foundation has appealed to Prime Minister Gordon Brown and Chancellor Alistair Darling to reach out to families with autism below the poverty line.

2009-04-12 : Businesses Join with Grenoble Ecole De Management to Meet Challenges of Disability : 12% of disabled people in France have a higher education degree French law requires businesses to have 6% of disabled people in their workforce.

2009-04-11 : Mum's Memory Inspires Bedfordshire Marathon Runner : Mum lived with profound deafness from her teenage years until she was 62 when she had a cochlear implant fitted.

2009-04-08 : Disabled Students Achieve Potential with Government's Home Access Pilot : Through the Home Access pilot, iansyst and XMA are now able to supply assistive technologies appropriately tailored to the individual needs of disabled students.

2009-04-02 : New Law to Strengthen Protection of Vulnerable People UK : People who lack capacity in hospitals and care homes now protected by new law known as Mental Capacity Act Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards.

2009-04-02 : World Autism Awareness Day - Stand Up for Autism : Twenty autism charities are uniting on World Autism Awareness Day 2 April 2009 to call on people across the UK to Stand Up for Autism.

2009-03-24 : RADAR Hopes Obama Apology Sincere and Lesson Learned : The President has now apologized for his thoughtless remark and RADAR welcomes his apology.

2009-03-22 : U.K. Blind people to Receive Higher Rate of Mobility Component : Disability Living Allowance to allow Blind people to receive the higher rate of the Mobility Component of the DLA benefit.

2009-03-18 : RFID Tracking to Revolutionize the UK Medical Industry : Guys and St Thomas NHS Foundation Trust will begin using RFID technology to track surgical equipment through the decontamination process.

2009-03-16 : Limiting Access to Disabled Children's Services is Unlawful : Disability charity welcomes legal judgment opening door for more families with disabled children to get services by right.

2009-03-11 : First British Blind Soap Actress as Lizzie Lakely : Kitty McGeever who lost her sight at the age of 33 from a diabetes-related illness is set to play blind character Lizzie Lakely.

2009-03-07 : Charitable Trust Takes Official Receipt of £350k Jumbulance : Jumbulance Trust takes official receipt of a brand new Jumbulance which is part-coach part-ambulance.

2009-03-02 : U.K. Service Creates Opportunities for People with Learning Disability : Community Opportunities is the new name for day services for people with a learning disability in Leicestershire.

2009-03-02 : U.K. Care Charges Risk Leading Older and Disabled into Poverty : Rising care charges are putting older and disabled people at risk of not being able to afford to eat heat their homes wash or get essential support.

2009-02-27 : U.K. Disability Equality Act Information : The Government has highlighted progress towards achieving its ambition of equality for disabled people by 2025.

2009-02-24 : UK Winter Fuel Payments : The DWP has also requested people to contact the following helplines regarding winter fuel payments.

2009-02-24 : U.K. Ambulance Service National Stroke Campaign : Leading stroke care campaigner for South East Coast Ambulance Service SECAmb helped launch national campaign to promote public awareness of strokes.

2009-02-23 : Public say Social Care is as Important as NHS : Four out of five adults believe that social care is as important as the NHS reveals a survey out by the UKs leading disability charity.

2009-02-18 : Hollyoaks Stars Marathon Effort for Charity : Four of the stars of teen drama Hollyoaks will take on the Flora London Marathon for charity.

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