Monthly Archives: January 2015

We Need To Revamp Wheelchair Assessments

Brunel University have released the findings into a study about wheelchair assessments for people with multiple sclerosis (MS). The study, which included 91 participants with MS has suggested that a more ‘holistic’ approach to wheelchair assessment. The study is one of the first in the UK to suggest that assessment teams need to look at patients… Read more »

Virtual GPs Should Not Be The Future

NHS chief executive Simon Stevens, said today that general practice medicine would in the future be accessed virtually. With Patients being able to access ‘face-face consultation from their smartphones or tablets. In an interview with The Financial Times, Stevens said that the practice of reporting for a physical appointment with GP was ‘alien’ to many… Read more »

Mealtime Protection

  During the 1990s, wearing a bib was frowned upon by professionals and alike as something too babyish for adults. Nowadays, there is a huge range of specially designed mealtime protection for all ages on the market and I think there are 2 main reasons for this. The first reason is there are more people,… Read more »

Review – The Theory of Everything

  Professor Stephen Hawking is perhaps one of the few disabled people, along with musicians such as Stevie Wonder and Ray Charles – whose achievements are transcendent of their obvious limitations. Hawking however, is perhaps more intriguing than some others because his condition, should have meant he passed on some time ago. The fact that… Read more »