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Hancock vows to fix ‘broken’ system segregating autistic and people with learning disabilities - 21 May 2019

Every patient held in long-term segregation or seclusion is to be reviewed by independent advocates to fix a ‘broken’ care …

Walk it like you talk it – are you doing that, or can you? - 20 May 2019

My Life, My choice, a self-advocacy organisation in Oxfordshire (and LDE member) have started a campaign asking organisations that work …

Technology transforms mental health treatment - 16 May 2019

Using technology in the treatment of mental health conditions is becoming more acceptable with the use of apps and contacting …

Changes to NHS England’s commissioning powers could undermine people’s rights - 13 May 2019

The Voluntary Organisations Disability Group (VODG) has expressed concern over giving NHS England responsibilty for care commissioning at long-stay hospitals …

The Down’s syndrome troupe stirring up the drag scene - 8 May 2019

Meet Drag Syndrome – the outspoken performers with Down’s syndrome who are creating a stir on the drag scene. These …