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Pushing for Progress

The rise in disability visibility on a global scale is something to be celebrated, but that’s not to say there isn’t still a long way to go. Campaigns around the world are going the extra mile, ensuring disabled people get the representation they deserve.



Fighting to scrap the PIP 20-metre rule

Last issue we shone a light on the growing mistrust in Personal Independence Payment. With understanding limited amongst assessors, the 20-metre rule faces increased disconcert. We investigate the campaign to scrap the 20-metre rule.


The smear factor: One woman’s fight to make smear tests accessible

Every year 1,200 people with a learning disability die unnecessarily from inappropriate healthcare. With less than a third of women with a learning disability attending a smear test, the impact is undoubtedly contributing to this number. We talk to one woman preparing for her first smear test.


On call with an Admiral Nurse

There are over 850,000 people living with dementia in the UK. Providing a beacon of guidance, support, and care is an crucial team of workers: Admiral Nurses. Giving specialist dementia support to families, Admiral Nurse Rachel Murray discusses her role.



Disability and life on the Isle of Skye

Island life is unlike any other. However, with a disability, living on a remote Scottish island poses some challenges. We speak with Skye and Lochalsh Access Panel to discover disability and accessibility on the Isle of Skye.