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MEA offers free leaflets on ME, employment & education

ME Association blog post: ME Awareness Week Focus on Employment and Education – Free leaflets for you to download! Topics covered: Employment Issues and M.E. University and M.E. M.E. Children and Young People Examinations and M.E. Factsheet – What you … Continue reading

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Functional status & well-being in people with ME/CFS compared with people with MS & healthy controls

Research abstract: Functional Status and Well-Being in People with Myalgic Encephalomyelitis/Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Compared with People with Multiple Sclerosis and Healthy Controls, by Caroline C. Kingdon, Erinna W. Bowman, Hayley Curran, Luis Nacul, Eliana M. Lacerda in PharmacoEconomics Open 2018 pp 1-12  [Online: 13 March 2018] Background: People with myalgic encephalomyelitis/chronic fatigue … Continue reading

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Working carers’ survey 2017-18: give your views

Carers Wales Campaign 2017/18: Working Carers Survey As the working population ages and our loved ones are living longer, supporting carers who work is becoming increasingly important. More and more of us will be juggling caring responsibilities at home alongside work. … Continue reading

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Disability Wales advises how to survive 5 problems disabled people face

Disability Wales article, 16 November: How to Survive Five Problems Disabled People Face Some situations we face can feel nightmarish. Yet simply knowing what to do can reduce your stress levels significantly, and help you to overcome what life throws … Continue reading

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Green Paper & consultation on transforming employment prospects for disabled & ill people

Disability Rights UK blog post, 2 November 2016: Improving Lives: The Work, Health and Disability Green Paper This green paper sets out the government’s proposals on ways to halve the disability employment gap disabled people and people with long-term health … Continue reading

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1 in 10 businesses unable to support a disability or health condition

Disability Rights UK blog post, 8 Aug 2016: 1 in 10 businesses unable to support an employee with a disability or health condition Increasing the number of disabled people in employment must be a “national priority” New research has found … Continue reading

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Disability employment gap inquiry launched

Disability Rights UK article, 4 April 2016: Disability employment gap inquiry launched The Work and Pensions Committee launches an inquiry into the Government’s commitment to halve the “disability employment gap” – the difference in employment rates between disabled and non-disabled … Continue reading

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Supporting young people with chronic health conditions

Disability Rights UK article, 23 February 2016: Supporting young people with chronic health conditions Liz Sayce, Disability Rights UK CEO gave a presentation at a Work Foundation event launching their new report. The report, Don’t stop me now: supporting young … Continue reading

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