Topic Archives: Media-Coverage
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...
Covid-19 Update: A message from our managing partners
Covid-19 Update: The health of our team, our clients and our colleagues are paramount and so to mitigate the risk posed by the virus following the latest advice from the Government, we have taken the following steps to ensure the safety of all. Please read carefully... Read the rest of this post...
Experts at Aberdeen University discover new way to repair injured spinal nerves
Experts from Aberdeen University have discovered a new way to repair injured spinal nerves. Scientists at the university have been able to successfully regrow spinal nerves in rats after activating a molecule found in nerve cells by using a new type of gel. Read the rest of this post...
Government to consider UK wide pavement parking ban
Transport Secretary Grant Shapps has announced new proposals to deal with pavement parking, ensuring safer streets for parents and disabled people. Read the rest of this post...
Grant awarded to university for study into work-related stress in construction industry
A team of researchers at the University of Lincoln have been given a £25,000 grant to investigate work-related stress encountered by construction workers. Richard Edwards, Partner within our Personal Injury team who specialises in handling occupational stress and serious injury at work claims, comments here... Read the rest of this post...
Woman seriously injured at work on set of TV series
A production assistant on the new television series Batwoman was seriously injured last week during an accident on the show’s set in Vancouver, Canada. Read the rest of this post...