Monthly Archive: February 2015

Focus on Disability - For Disabled People, the Elderly and their Carers in the UK

Contact Lenses to Ease Age-Related Blindness?

Contact lenses that magnify a field of vision like wearable binoculars could help millions of  visually impaired people to see clearly, scientists  say. The contact lenses, developed at École Polytechnique Fėdėrale de Lausanne in Switzerland...

Focus on Disability - For Disabled People, the Elderly and their Carers in the UK

‘Hundreds die’ because of NHS bed blockage

Several daily newspapers have, today, highlighted the delays in admitting patients to hospital from A&E because of a shortage of beds. This is leading to “hundreds of deaths per year” in the UK, the royal...

Focus on Disability - For Disabled People, the Elderly and their Carers in the UK

Alcohol deaths at lowest since 2000

Drink-related deaths in Britain have fallen to there lowest in a decade, figures released have shown. However, low-paid workers such as cleaners and labourers are four times more likely to die than professionals, the Office...