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Sore Bottoms Caused By Disposable Nappies?

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This post has been written by Fiona Boorman, Children’s Specialist Nurse at BBUK. Recent reports in the press have suggested disposable nappies could be causing chemical burns to children’s bottoms. Product testing regulations in the UK are among the best in the world, so soreness due to a reaction to something in the nappy itself […]

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5 Questions About Life with Muscular Dystrophy

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You may remember that we featured a guest blog in November last year about a young woman with muscular dystrophy. Since then, we’ve discovered another young woman, Carrie Aimes, founder of Life on the Slow Lane, lifestyle and disability blog. Carrie has lived with muscular dystrophy for 29 years (her whole life). And we took […]

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The Story of Vicky and Paul’s Little Miracle

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The following blog is December’s Story of the Month based on a young boy called Sebastian, who attend our Kidz to Adultz North event in November 2017 with his parents. His mum (Vicky) gives her insight along with dad (Paul) about their journey of seeing their little boy grow up with Angelman syndrome. Please can […]

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The Importance of an Active Lifestyle for Disabled People

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At the end of October we introduced Ben Andrews to you and told you why we thought he was deserving of our Story of the Month. Since then, Ben has started a whole new project which involves his series of videos, ‘Breaking Barriers’. These look at topics such as, transport as a barrier to an […]

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Why Ben Andrews Is Our Story of the Month Feature

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This Story of the Month is dedicated to Ben Andrews from Empower Health. Their vision is to revolutionise the health and leisure industry and make it a much more inclusive place for disabled people. Ben understands the barriers that disabled people face when trying to exercise. And Ben wants to support disabled people to knock […]

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