Source Science Daily: Scientists have discovered a critical part of the body’s immune system with potentially major implications for the treatment of some of the most devastating diseases affecting humans. Professor Graham Lord, from The University of Manchester, led the study, which could translate into treatments for autoimmune diseases including Cancer, Diabetes, Multiple Sclerosis and Crohn’s… Read more »
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If anyone would like to go to Ed’s funeral, it will be held on Monday 4th February, 1pm at Oxford Crem and after at the Windrush Pub, Burford Road, Witney.
Whilst chiropractic cannot halt or reverse MS, it can offer symptomatic relief of pain which comes from wheelchair use, trauma from falls and altered posture. Treatments can take place either on the bench or wheelchair users restricted in mobility can be adjusted in their chair if preferred. Chiropractic focuses on musculoskeletal care and spinal health and… Read more »
Source BBC: Assessors wrongly calculated the income of thousands of people during the process that resulted in people moving from incapacity benefit and severe disability allowance onto ESA. Tens of thousands of people on sickness benefits will receive backdated payments averaging £5,000 following government errors. The Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) has revealed it is… Read more »
Source Wheelchair World: Travel and reviews for wheelchair users. Wheelchair World is a collection of reviews and information, found through extensive internet research or submitted directly to Wheelchair World. Visit their website here.
Source Independent Living: For anybody who is about to purchase equipment to help them manage with a disability, don’t forget about VAT exemption. Here are the rules regarding VAT exemption for disabled people. Find out when you can buy mobility products and daily living aids without VAT, and how to go about it. And most importantly, don’t… Read more »
Source Independent Living: Here are some ideas about ways that you may be able to save money on essentials if you have a disability, are elderly, and receive certain benefits, and/or have a low income. Warm Home Discount Scheme – This scheme provides £140 rebate on electricity bills during winter 2018-2019, for people who qualify. You… Read more »
28th September 2018 Issue 001 This newsletter brings you the latest and greatest stories from around the park. Welcome to the new style Milton Park newsletter. Find out about news & events from across the Park. Head over to our news & events pages on the website for even more exciting updates. Tell us your… Read more »
We all have or know someone with that bit of equipment stored in the house, the garage or shed, that’s no longer needed. If you or a relative have community equipment that is no longer needed please call NRS on 0844 893 6960 (Monday-Friday 8.30am-4.30pm) to arrange for it to be collected FREE. Not returning… Read more »
Didcot First are taking nominations for the Business and Community Awards. If you feel the centre has gone above and beyond and you would like to nominate us for an award, please visit www.didcotfirst.org and select the ‘BACS’ tab to complete a nomination form. Winners receive a framed certificate in recognition of their achievement along with… Read more »