Livi becomes first online GP provider rated ‘outstanding’ by CQC

Livi has become the first online GP provider to be rated ‘outstanding’ by the Care Quality Commission (CQC). In 2020, just 5% of GP practices were awarded the ‘outstanding’ label and only one other digital healthcare provider has previously been given an overall rating of ‘outstanding’ – paediatric service The Children’s e-Hospital. Livi enables patients […]

Actually, Hugo Hammond Isn’t The First Love Island Contestant With A Disability

Last week, the cast of the new series of Love Island was announced with much focus on this years’ line-up including the ‘first contestant with a disability’. Hugo Hammond, a PE teacher from Hampshire, was born with club foot – which causes the foot to twist downwards and inwards. TV’s effort towards inclusion was celebrated by many, […]

Wall Street Rides FAR (For Autism Research) announced the appointments of Marc Wyatt

Wall Street Rides FAR (For Autism Research), the annual charity cycling and walking event benefitting the Autism Science Foundation (ASF), today announced the appointments of Marc Wyatt, Head of Global Trading at T. Rowe Price, and Jos Schmitt, President & CEO of the NEO Exchange, a Tier 1 Canadian stock exchange, to its Board of […]

One in every twenty Isle of Wight pupils has an Education and Care Health Plan

The percentage of Isle of Wight pupils with Education, Health and Care Plans has risen over the last year five years, but a study warns that many vulnerable pupils are likely to be SEND “under-identified” Latest statistics show yet another rise in pupils needing SEN support. The percentage of pupils with an Education, Health and […]

Heartbreak as lockdown forces club to close

A popular club set up to bridge the gap between children with and without disabilities is closing due to the impact of the coronavirus pandemic. Telford’s thriving My Friend and Me (MyFAM) project was set up three years ago to create a safe space for children of all abilities to socialise and have fun. It […]

Virtual Care Home Open Week gets up and running

Care Home Open Week launches this week with a packed agenda of virtual activities celebrating residents, staff and their role in local communities. Over 500 cares homes in the UK will take part in the event which includes virtual tours, fundraising dance-a-thons, karaoke, fashion shows, art projects, community service days and much more. The event, […]