Chancellor Jeremy Hunt making his autumn statement in the House of Commons, 17 November. Photograph: Jessica Taylor/UK Parliament/AFP/Getty Images

NHS trialing “heating prescriptions”

As we enter the festive and winter period, now more than ever disabled people are facing an energy crisis with many feeling the impact of costs increasing rapidly.  A recent article by the Guardian looked at the news that the NHS is running a trial on “heating prescriptions”. As a means of helping those who cannot afford soaring prices on their bills.

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Purple Tuesday: 5 Actionable Steps to Improve Your Customer Experience For People With Disabilities.

Today is Purple Tuesday, a global social movement working to improve the customer experience for millions of people worldwide who have some form of disability. Organisations around the world are encouraged to develop their understanding and commit to developing practical solutions that will increase their accessibility. If you’re not sure where to get started, here are some practical steps you can take this Purple Tuesday.

Our Accessible Vehicle and Travel Advice Advocate Roger Warner is in front of his red car in his wheelchair, with his hand on a car charging point.

The Disability Cost of Living Premium

Following a recent article by Thiis, we caught up with our Accessible Vehicle and Travel Advice Advocate Roger Warner for his thoughts: It’s long been understood that it’s more expensive to maintain a good standard of living if you’re disabled. According to the Disability Charity Scope, in a report published in 2019, on average, disabled …

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Health and Social Care Reform

In the past few days, Health and Social Care Secretary and Deputy Prime Minister Thérèse Coffey announced the government’s new ‘Our plan for patients to improve care for patients this winter and in the future’. Let’s explore these changes.

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