Disability Horizons News Roundup: 13th – 31st January 2020

As I mentioned in my January 2020 summary, the Disability Horizons news content is back in action. This news roundup includes stories on the DH shop, a new Netflix Original series, cervical screenings, London buses and Changing Places toilets in hospitals.

Disability Horizons News Roundup: 13th – 31st January 2020

10 disability living aids to make your life easier

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For many of us with physical disabilities, we rely heavily on disability living aids to enable us to walk, transfer, carry out daily task and personal care. Luckily the Disability Horizons Shop has a wide variety of disability aids that benefit every ability and need, making your life easier… Continue reading >>>

The Healing Powers of Dude: a Netflix Original series with disability and mental health at its centre

The Healing Powers of Dude

Netflix has released its latest family comedy series, The Healing Powers of Dude, which follows a group of friends tackling the barriers of middle school with visible and hidden disabilities… Continue reading >>>

Cervical Cancer Prevention Week: making cervical screenings accessible to disabled women


Cervical Cancer Prevention Week is from 20th to 26th January 2020. It is an annual campaign, run by Jo’s Cervical Cancer Trust, in which people can find out how to reduce their risks of the disease and to educate others. 

However, for disabled women, the biggest challenge is being able to access cervical screening. Read on to find out what cervical cancer is, the myths and stigmas of cervical cancer and the campaign to give disabled women access to cervical screening… Continue reading >>>

Boarding London buses made easier for wheelchair users

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Boarding buses in London has become easier for wheelchair users thanks to changes to the ‘New Routemasters’ buses. They’re to become front-boarding only for standard passengers, allowing wheelchair users to get on using the middle doors… Continue reading >>>

16 Changing Places toilets will be installed at ten NHS hospitals

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The Department of Health and Social Care (DHSC) have announced that ten NHS hospital Trusts in England will receive a share of £500,000 to install 16 new Changing Places toilets… Continue reading >>>

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