Wednesday, August 10, 2022

Tag: disability

£4m study to see whether antibiotics and paracetamol can help stroke patients

Treating stroke patients with antibiotics and paracetamol could save up to 25,000 lives each year, researchers have said. A £4m study is to investigate whether...

Scotland’s only beach wheelchair scheme

SCOTLAND’S only beach wheelchair loan scheme has been given the green light, thanks to Big Lottery funding. The scheme was awarded at the North Berwick...

Scotland’s first beach wheelchairs set to be rolled out

SCOTLAND’S first beach wheelchairs will soon be available for rent - absolutely free of charge. The chairs, with specially designed wheels to cope with wet...

Don spends £100k on “invisible staircase” at Edinburgh home

A FORMER Oxford don has spent an astonishing £100,000 on a “invisible staircase” at her historic home. Dr Angelica Goodden suffers from Multiple Sclerosis (MS)...

Troll who abused disability campaigner reported to police

A FACEBOOK troll who targeted a disability rights campaigner has been reported to Police Scotland for alleged hate crimes. Tony Bain taunted Rachael Monk with...

OAP with no feet wins Blue Badge victory over council bunglers

A SCOTS pensioner who had both feet amputated has won a victory over bungling council chiefs who refused him a blue badge. Tom Hannah had...

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