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Mother makes public plea for more stem cell donors

A mother from Fort William is calling for more people to sign up as potential stem cell donors after her daughter was diagnosed with...

Project boosts communication for children with Down’s Syndrome

A project that aims to increase inclusion for children with Down's syndrome (DS) and improve their health and wellbeing through communication support has been...

Mencap: ‘Swift action needed to stop further unavoidable deaths’

Following years of campaigning to transform the way people with a learning disability are treated in hospitals, learning disability charity Mencap is calling on...

NDCS: ’Government starving local councils of funding’ as deaf children fall behind classmates

An analysis by the National Deaf Children’s Society has found that only 30.6% of deaf children in England achieve a strong GCSE result. This compares...

Disability Action Yorkshire Achieves NCFE Accreditation

A Harrogate charity is celebrating after winning accreditation from the Northern Council for Further Education (NCFE). The accolade for Disability Action Yorkshire means it can...

Contact the elderly salutes Scotland’s youth volunteers

Scores of young Scots have bridged the generation gap and brightened the lives of older people in an initiative aimed at easing the pain...

New Hft report is a red flag for the future of social care

The financial pressures crippling the social care sector could start to directly impact the vulnerable adults it supports, according to a newly published report,...

Parkinson’s Disease: Madopar suppliers release statement

Late last year Parkinson’s UK told us about Madopar supply issues. This meant that some people were having difficulties getting hold of Madopar (branded co-beneldopa and...

Two breakthroughs in CAR-T therapy

It's been a historic week for blood cancer treatments with two significant developments in the use of CAR-T therapies. Headlines were made when it was announced...

NHS to roll out mobile lung cancer scanning across England

NHS England is setting up lung cancer scanning trucks in supermarket car parks across the country in a drive to detect the disease earlier.  The...
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