Newsroom - Government & Legislation

All the latest news....plain and simple...

News stories from all sectors of the marketplace. You can search by category using the category listings on the right hand side of the page. If you have a news story that you think we should be using for you, just send it through.


     
NHS gets funding green light for new buildings, wards and beds

NHS gets funding green light for new buildings, wards and beds

1 week ago, Apr 19 at 7:48am
Forty NHS hospitals and community services will get £760 million to modernise and transform their buildings and services in the biggest investment of its kind for over a decade.
New £1.5 million grant for children’s sports prosthetics

New £1.5 million grant for children’s sports prosthetics

2 weeks ago, Apr 12 at 9:46am
Children with disabilities can now benefit from the latest sports prosthetics after the introduction of a £1.5 million funding initiative by the UK government. 
Controversial Cambridge shopmobility charges postponed

Controversial Cambridge shopmobility charges postponed

3 weeks ago, Apr 09 at 2:34pm
A shopmobility scheme in Cambridgeshire, ran by Cambridge City Council, has postponed plans to introduce charges for users of the council service. 
Campaigners and Trades Association tackle airline mobility challenges

Campaigners and Trades Association tackle airline mobility challenges

3 weeks ago, Apr 06 at 9:46am
The British Healthcare Trades Association (BHTA) has been working closely with campaigner Chris Wood, the Queen Elizabeth Foundation’s Graham Race and a number of airlines to help find solutions to the difficulties faced by those with mobility or disability needs when travelling by plane.
NHS and councils looks to improve housing health with quick grants, stairlifts and home MOTs

NHS and councils looks to improve housing health with quick grants, stairlifts and home MOTs

4 weeks ago, Mar 29 at 12:05pm
The NHS is teaming up with councils to improve health through better housing with schemes that includes home MOTs, quick homes grants, falls helplines, stairlifts and heating systems, among others.
Advice for retailer's elderly customers as HMRC scammers sweep UK

Advice for retailer's elderly customers as HMRC scammers sweep UK

5 weeks ago, Mar 28 at 11:32am
Following the revelation that scammers claiming to be from HMRC have been successfully targeting the elderly in the UK, a leading tax expert has issued advice to help the public stay safe
Report suggests 19% of wheelchair users have unmet housing needs in Scotland

Report suggests 19% of wheelchair users have unmet housing needs in Scotland

Mar 22 at 9:31am
A new report has revealed that over 17,200 wheelchair users living in Scotland do not have a suitable home for their needs, with this unmet need predicted to rise by 80% by 2024.
Six CCG mergers to take effect from 1st April 2018

Six CCG mergers to take effect from 1st April 2018

Mar 22 at 8:54am
NHS England has confirmed that the conditions for 18 existing Clinical Commissioning Groups (CCGs) to merge have been met, with the existing CCGs being dissolved and six new CCGs being formed from the 1st of April 2018.
REPORT: Need-to-know statistics about disability in the UK released

REPORT: Need-to-know statistics about disability in the UK released

Mar 21 at 9:15am
A new report by the Papworth Trust has provided an overview of the most recent facts and figures relating to disability in the UK - a must-read for both manufacturers and retailers in the industry creating and supplying solutions for disabled people.
Motability’s renovation spending comes under fire

Motability’s renovation spending comes under fire

Mar 13 at 9:06am
According to a report by the Sunday Times, Motability Operations – the company that operates the Motability leasing scheme – was found to have spent £26m renovating its offices, an amount being scrutinised by MPs.
 
Categories
Subscribe
Rss