Topic Archives: Media-Coverage
Researchers develop AI algorithm to detect & identify different brain injuries
Cambridge University researchers and colleagues from Imperial College London have developed an artificial intelligence (AI) algorithm that can detect and identify different types of brain injuries. Read the rest of this post...
Earlier this month, it was announced that there has been a change in the law relating to fatal accidents - the fixed bereavement award paid under the Fatal Accidents Act 1976 has increased to £15,120. Read more here... Read the rest of this post...
Disability-friendly virtual pub opens its doors during lockdown
A new disability-friendly virtual pub has opened its doors to hundreds of customers during lockdown. Read more here... Read the rest of this post...
Manchester Arena survivor to take part in virtual hand-cycle for SIA
Martin Hibbert, who was left paralysed and unable to walk following the Manchester Arena terrorist attack in 2017, is joining the man who inspired him to rebuild his life in a virtual hand-cycling challenge to raise money for charity. Read more... Read the rest of this post...
Becoming a lawyer the hard way: how to succeed in law despite an unconventional education
Hannah Bottomley, a clinical negligence solicitor here at Potter Rees Dolan, has been able to build a hugely successful career despite an unconventional route into law, and has chosen to share her experiences in order to highlight the full range of options and opportunities that may be available to students in the same position. Read on for more... Read the rest of this post...
Disability Unit launches Regional Stakeholder Network
The Cabinet Office's Disability Unit has launched a Regional Stakeholder Network to help create a better picture of the lived experience of disabled people in England. Read the rest of this post...
Private hospitals to provide cancer and spinal surgery during coronavirus crisis
Private hospitals are to provide cancer and spinal surgery, as well as Cystic Fibrosis and cardiac services, during the coronavirus crisis. Our Lesley Herbertson comments in our latest blog... Read the rest of this post...
Covid-19 lockdown: Useful links & online resources
Daily routines have been disrupted across the country and many people are separated from family and friends, yet there are still ways to stay active - physically, mentally and socially - during the UK-wide lockdown. We have pulled together some information and links to websites providing support, ideas for at home activities and exercise for people of varying ability, as well as ways to connect with others during this period of self-isolation. We hope you will find the following guide useful! Read the rest of this post...
Campaign to change law in memory of 7-year-old boy who lost his life in 2015 bus crash
A government meeting is to take place amid efforts to change the law when it comes to the number of hours bus drivers can legally work, in memory of a young boy who lost his life in 2015. Read the rest of this post...