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International Day of Persons with Disabilities – 3rd December 

Today, 3rd December, is the International Day of Persons with Disabilities. As a woman with a disability living in the UK, I wanted to write a blog to celebrate this day and talk about some issues that are important to…

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My Thoughts On The Future of Hospices 

Recently two people got in touch with me and asked me a question about my thoughts on the future of hospices and hospice care. I spent about 2-2.5 hours thinking, brainstorming, and writing everything down in an email response. However,…

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2018 Disability Power 100 List: Becoming One Of The Most Influential Disabled People in Britain

This week it was announced that I had been named as one of the 100 most influential disabled people in Britain, on the Shaw Trust Disability Power 100 List.  What is the Disability Power 100 List? The Shaw Trust Power…

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Hospice Care Week & #HatsOn4CPC

This week it’s Hospice Care Week. All of you know I am a palliative and hospice care advocate having been a beneficiary of such services since I was 17.  You all know my story, being born with health problems and…

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Receiving my Honorary Degree of Master of the University from the Open University – 21/09/18

On Friday 21st September 2018 I received a prestigious accolade: I was awarded an Honorary Degree of Master of the University from the Open University, for commitment to public services. What an incredible thing to receive, to be recognised in…

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Our Trip To WOMAD with Festival Spirit & St Christopher’s Hospice

  This weekend, for the first time in a long time, I was simply a young adult. A festival-goer just like everyone else. Thanks to two incredible charities, Festival Spirit and St Christopher’s Hospice, I was able to go to…

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Rare Disease Day 2017 – Do You Care About Rare?

According to Rare Disease UK, rare diseases affect 1 in 17 of us at some point in our lifetime, which translates to 7% of the population being affected by a rare disease during their life. This equates to 3.5 million…

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For The 49,000 – House of Commons Reception for Together for Short Lives

On Tuesday 7th February 2017, I attended my third event at the House of Commons for Together for Short Lives, with the theme of #forthe49000. The event was hosted by Stuart Andrew MP. A fantastic day was had by us…

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#ANurse4TheJs – Help Me Raise £40,000 To Fund A Nurse For The J’s Hospice

The #ANurse4TheJs fundraising page is located here: https://mydonate.bt.com/fundraisers/anurse4thejsHere is our campaign video: The J’s Hospice have been supporting me since April 2011, and within the first fortnight my hospice nurse saved my life. Since then they have supported us in a…

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World Hospice & Palliative Care Day 2016 – Living & Dying in Pain: It Doesn’t Have To Happen

Today is World Hospice and Palliative Care Day, celebrating supportive/palliative and hospice care around the world. This year's theme is Living And Dying In Pain: It Doesn't Have To Happen. Palliative care has been a part of my life since April…

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