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True or False

From the MS Trust: ‘We live in an information age. Now more than ever before we have ready access to an enormous quantity of data about health, treatments and research – from the internet, though the press, and on social media. But how do we know who to trust and understand what all this information… Read more »

NHS ‘rapid response teams’ to help sick and older people at home.

Source The Guardian: Plan aims to relieve strain on hospitals by offering a visit within two hours. Older people and the very sick will be visited within two hours by a “rapid response team” of health and care staff under new NHS plans to relieve the strain on overcrowded hospitals. The teams will include nurses, physiotherapists, occupational… Read more »

Online Fatigue- management course

Source MS Society: This online course will help you find ways to manage your MS fatigue and explain it to other people. It’s made up of 6 sessions that should take around 20 minutes each. In between the sessions are exercises for you to do, to help you think about your own fatigue. The course works… Read more »

Where are the Severe Disability Premiums?

Source Independent Living: The Court of Appeal has recently rejected the Department for Work and Pensions’ challenge to the High Court decisions that protected claimants who received severe disability premium against a drop in income when they were moved to Universal Credit. Two disabled individuals, known as TP and AR, brought the cases when their benefit… Read more »

It’s time to look at mountain escapes with a fresh perspective.

Source Winter Sports Travel:  Making Travel Accessible.  Winter sports are becoming more accessible than ever before.  But finding the right place or activity when you’re living with a challenging condition can be tough.  Try this tool to find sports and resorts in Europe that are tailored to your needs.  Click here. 

Hospital News

Check out “Hospital News – Mon 6th Jan 2020” on Mixcloud https://www.mixcloud.com/Radio_Cherwell/hospital-news-mon-6th-jan-2020/ Just a short email really, to reach out to the health and well-being community to invite them to enjoy a bike ride with disabled adults on a Friday morning at the Athletics Track.It is great fun and you will change lives.

Scientists Identify Differences Between Relapsing/Remitting and Progressive Multiple Sclerosis

Source BioSpace: Multiple sclerosis (MS) is an often-disabling disease of the central nervous system caused by damage to the myelin coating around the nerves.  The disease is quite variable but falls into two broad types, relapsing-remitting MS (RRMS), in which patients often go into clinical remission, and progression MS, which does not have remission periods, but… Read more »

Thank you!

Thank you to those who gave up their time to collect on Sunday (2nd June) at Tesco Abingdon; Angela and John Day, Geoff and Brenda Fewings, Andy and Julia Gower, Dave Webb and Terry Saunders.  A great collection, totalling: £447.66 We have another collection this month on Saturday 29th June at Millets Farm, Frilford, if anyone can… Read more »

News from Ellwood Cottages

Early booking is recommended to grab the remaining school holiday dates…View this email in your browser Summer 2019 availabilityPhoto – Bournemouth Air Festival (Image by dimitrisvetsikas1969 from Pixabay) We have availability at Ellwood Cottages for this summer. Bournemouth Beach is approximately an hour’s driveaway and one of the attractions, the Bournemouth Air Show is spectacular and well… Read more »