Caroline Wyatt ‘utterly overwhelmed’ by support as she reveals she is stepping down from BBC reporting duties after multiple sclerosis diagnosis Source BBC: Caroline Wyatt, the veteran BBC war correspondent, is to step down from reporting duties after being diagnosed with multiple sclerosis. The BBC announced yesterday that Wyatt, who has spent more than twenty… Read more »
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Source: The Mighty Heidi McKenzie has always loved fashion. As a child, she insisted on picking out her own outfits. As a teen, she designed her junior year prom dress with the help of her aunt. And as an adult, McKenzie is the mind behind an innovative new fashion line. McKenzie studied fashion merchandising in… Read more »
Enable Holidays has just one aim: to provide fantastic accessible package holidays to people with limited mobility. Find out more here!
A unique concept in holidays for disabled people wanting to travel to France. Based on the pink granite coast of Brittany, on the banks of the River Jaudy in a small and very beautiful town called La Roche Derrien, we offer the comfort of modern living in a rural traditional setting, yet we are… Read more »
Spring has arrived at last and I am delighted to be able to update you on the latest news from Carers Oxfordshire. The new edition of ‘Care Matters’ is attached both in pdf form and as an electronic link http://ow.ly/4nbLQI and as always it is full of information, advice and support for carers. Inside this… Read more »
Our aim is to help encourage people with multiple sclerosis (MS) to ensure they are making informed decisions about their disease-management based on the latest facts and information. To do this, we are championing the benefits of regular engagement with MS-specialist services. Read on.
Source BBC: Charities have strongly criticised planned new cuts to welfare payments for disabled people. More than 500,000 people are expected to face a cut in their Personal Independence Payments under the changes. Watch video here.
Dear Readers, Happy New Year (belatedly!). Will this be the year you try something new or take up a regular physical activity you enjoy? We have plenty of options for you to choose from! The latest additions to our class list (that has now topped 60 classes across Oxfordshire) can be found below. I… Read more »
Equipment and Information News from Guideposts Independent Living Centre Team – February 2016 New product, see the Compression Stocking section of our Resource Handbook (see the section under Clothing). A company in the UK now stock some coloured and patterned lymphedema gauntlets and gloves. PebbleUK ( 0800 433 4757 :www.pebbleuk.com Brief details: Supply a… Read more »
Source The Guardian: When my Lancashire hotpot beat a professional chef’s, I decided to revive my website about cooking with a chronic illness. Read on.