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Mark Lever to leave the National Autistic Society, after 11 years leading the charity

Chief Executive of the National Autistic Society, Mark Lever, is leaving the charity after 11 years and has been appointed as Chief Executive of...

Ruth Hunt steps down as Stonewall Chief Executive

Stonewall Chief Executive, Ruth Hunt, has announced that she will be leaving the charity in August 2019, following 14 years at the organisation and...

Charity has end of blinding disease in its sights

The international charity, Sightsavers, has just launched an ambitious appeal to raise money to fund the final push to eliminate the blinding eye disease,...

Homeless autistic man with tumours told he is not a priority by Cornwall Council

CORNWALL Council has today been named and shamed by autism activist Anna Kennedy OBE after the council told an autistic man with numerous health...

Special recognition for 16 years of volunteering

City Hospice has thanked Lance Osgood for his 16 years of voluntary service after he retired last week. Lance has been volunteering since 2003, helping the...

Quarriers achieves investors in People Platinum accreditation

Quarriers have become one of the first health and social care charities in Scotland to achieve Investors in People Platinum status. The award is the...

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...
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