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Resilience and determination in hospital with a long-term health condition

Rebecca Hurbert is a determined, resilient woman who doesn’t let her diagnosis of Multiple Sclerosis define her. She shares the…

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Too Few Hotels in the UK Have Hoists

Listen I think I caught the travel bug quite a while ago. But when I was travelling with my family…

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Be a High Street Hero This September

Listen In a fresh bid to raise awareness and tackle alarmingly high rates of assistance dog refusals, the charity Guide…

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Free the Emergency Cords!

Listen If you’ve ever used an accessible toilet and caught sight of an unruly emergency cord, one that’s been mistreated,…

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Agency Care Staff Deserve Minimum Wage

Listen A lot of people with a Direct Payment or Personal Budget employ their PAs directly, and I know a…

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Hand Detecting Sink!

Listen Many disabled people can find it difficult to wash their hands at public toilets or even at home. Most…

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Flagship Changing Place Will Not Be Closed

Listen In a follow up to two articles previously published on Disability United, Accessible Toilet at Risk of Being Flushed…

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I Complained Against Atos and Won

Listen Not so long ago, I received the dreaded brown DWP envelope. Fully expecting yet more bad news, I tore…

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Council Silent on At Risk Changing Places Unit

Listen As I wrote earlier this year, a pioneering Changing Places toilet was at risk of being flushed away in…

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Talking ATMs

Listen It’s almost 50 years to the day since Barclays launched the first ATM at their Enfield branch. Half a…

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