Articles by Lindsay Cochrane

The problem with hospital food

The NHS is a wonderful thing – but the food they’re serving up in their hospitals? Not so much. Lindsay Cochrane looks into the state…


What not to say to someone with IBD

Today (19 May) is World IBD Day – 24 hours dedicated to raising awareness of inflammatory bowel disease, a set of conditions which cause inflammation…




Accessible festival-going

Enable’s Lindsay Cochrane paid a visit to Scotland’s premier music festival T in the Park yesterday – and she was pleasantly surprised by the disabled…


Running Free

Eight months after being diagnosed with locked-in syndrome following a brainstem stroke, Kate Allatt walked out of hospital. The mum of three spoke to Enable’s…


Mum, MS and me

You might know him better for his on-air antics at BBC Radio 1, but presenter Scott Mills saw his life turned upside down when mum…


The day London stood still

When Dan Biddle made his way to work on 7 July 2005, he had no idea that the man sitting just six feet away from…


Standing Up for My Daughters

As a blogger, activist, mum, carer and, since last summer, ‘the woman who stood up to Ricky Gervais’, there are many different sides to Nicky…


Watching Mum and Dad disappear

She was the friendly face of breakfast TV for more than a decade, but behind the smiles, Fiona Phillips harboured a secret struggle – slowly…


Life’s Too Short

Actor Warwick Davis spoke exclusively to Enable’s Lindsay Cochrane about his latest career venture… Having starred in the Harry Potter films, the Star Wars series,…