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Two weeks to tackle transport discrimination

Have you experienced discrimination when trying to access public transport? Have you been trated like a second class citizen when you have tried to use a train or bus? Have you been told there are no accessible toilets on the

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Crowd funding for legal cases

Our colleagues have ask us to share information about their crowdfunding campaign to help more disabled people take court cases against public transport providers who discriminate against disabled people. This is what they say about their latest campaign: Dear Colleagues,

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Patient transport survey

ADKC has been asked to share Transport for All’s survey on your experiences of Patient Transport services…. this is what they have to say. The link to the survey is at the bottom. Transport for All is looking for evidence

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Personal Health Budget Survey

Do you have a Personal Health Budget (money from the NHS “continuing healthcare” department) or an Integrated Personal Budget (paid partly by Health and partly by social services)? If so, your views are wanted! The NHS is asking people who

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Blue badge consultation – ends 18th March

The Government’s consultation about changes to the blue badge scheme ends on 18th March 2018. If you would like to take part in this consultation, you can find more information, including in regular and easy read formats, on the Gov.uk

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Personal Assistants and paid Carers can also get FREE flu vac!

If you have a Direct Payment and employ a Personal Assistant or paid carer… your PAs can now get a FREE influenza vaccination for the first time! The¬†“London Influenza Programme”,¬†provides FREE ‘flu vaccinations for a range of people including: “All

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Message in a bottle…

Our colleagues from the Lions are promoting their “Message in a Bottle” campaign.   What is it? Its a simple idea designed to encourage people to keep their basic personal and medical details on a standard form and in a

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Do you take Prescription medicines?

The health authority is looking at options for changing the way it gives medications. They hope that this will save money for the NHS and decreasing the amount of medicine that is wasted. There are two aspects they are looking

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Enquiry into Housing for Disabled people

Our colleagues at the Equality and Human Rights Council want your views… The call for evidence is now open: Housing for disabled people: have your say On 14 December 2016 the Commission launched a formal inquiry on housing for disabled

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We want your opinions – disability, benefits and work!

ADKC chief executive, Jamie Renton, will be running one of the workshops at Healthwatch’s event on Monday 30th January. We need as many ADKC members as possible to share their experiences – 9.30-2 at Kensington Town Hall. Come along and

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