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Demonstrations against Atos take place across the country
Demonstrations against Atos took place in Southampton, Canterbury and outside of Atos Head office in Brighton – at the end of last month. Atos Healthcare is the private company that has been contracted by the Coalition Government to assess whether sick and disabled people are ‘fit for work’. ITV covered the demonstrations, fostering campaigners’ hopes […]
Atos made former Chelmsford teacher feel “utterly worthless”
A former teacher from Chelmsford who is confined to a wheelchair due to a congenital spinal condition said Atos has made her feel “utterly worthless” and “dangerously suicidal”. Like many, she has undergone repeated assessments with the firm. But despite being unable to walk, a kidney tumour, severe asthma and mental health problems, Atos has […]
Participants needed for Channel 4′s ‘The Undateables’
Channel 4’s documentary series ‘The Undateables’ is returning for a fourth series, and is looking for people with a disability or impairment who wish take part in the show. The documentary series is created by TV company ‘betty’ for Channel 4, and explores issues of love and disability. The series follows disabled people and those […]
Injured soldier recommends Stannah Stairlift as aid to mobility
A recent video case study from manufacturer Stannah Stairlift has highlighted praise for their products from a potentially unlikely source – an injured soldier. Wounded in combat during his time in the Iraq War, Adam Douglas was left disabled and returned home to spend time as one of the countries many war heroes. Unfortunately, it […]