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Scoliosis Surgery Survey

03 June 2016 / Posted in: Information & Support

As part of Ben Owen's A Levels, he is doing a project on scoliosis surgery and how it improves/worsens quality of life. He is looking for anyone who has ever had scoliosis surgery to complete his survey - closing date is 31st August 2016.

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Events Taking Place In June Across The UK

03 June 2016 / Posted in: Information & Support

There are a number of information, support and social events taking place across the UK during June including: Disability Adventure Weekend, RISE 4 Disability (event for healthcare professionals) and the Lions FunFest.

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Survey of your views on the ethical issues raised by non-invasive prenatal testing (NIPT)

01 June 2016 / Posted in: Information & Support

The Nuffield Council on Bioethics is seeking people’s views and has also called for evidence. The survey is open now and closes on 25th July.

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How Can The Government Improve Help For Carers?

01 June 2016 / Posted in: Information & Support

The Department of Health wants to hear from anyone who cares for a family member or friend, anyone who has someone to care for them and from professionals. This is to help them develop a new strategy.

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Kidz to Adultz South

25 May 2016 / Posted in: Information & Support

One of the largest, free UK exhibitions dedicated to children & young adults with disabilities and additional needs, their families and the professionals who support them. Taking place on Thursday 9th June 2016.

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The ILSG wants to hear about your experiences of choice and control over care and support

16 May 2016 / Posted in: Information & Support

The Independent Living Strategy Group want to find out about your experiences in order to share them with the government and the public in the hope that it will help bring about improvements.

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Young Disabled Volunteers Aged 18 – 29 Wanted For ‘I Can Make It’ Campaign

11 May 2016 / Posted in: Information & Support

Join people like Jasmine in this Disability Rights UK campaign funded by Comic Relief. Run by and for young disabled volunteers, this project aims to smash barriers to employment and create better job opportunities.

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Survey To Identify Gaps In NHS Care

11 May 2016 / Posted in: Information & Support

MDUK is gathering information about what support people with muscle-wasting conditions are accessing, to help them identify issues to assist with campaigning for better care.

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Halving The Disability Employment Gap

11 May 2016 / Posted in: Information & Support

The All Party Parliamentary Group on Disability invites written submissions to inform its inquiry into how the Government can fulfil this pledge. Closing date 4 July 2016.

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Mobility Roadshow 2016

11 May 2016 / Posted in: Information & Support

The Mobility Roadshow is taking place on Thursday 26th - Saturday 28th May at the Silverstone Circuit. With free admission, it provides product and service information for anyone seeking to regain, or maintain, independent mobility.

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