- 12 December 2012
NHS launches plan for specialised neuromuscular services
The Muscular Dystrophy Campaign has today welcomed the publication of the service specification for Specialised Neuromuscular Services ahead of the full implementation of NHS reforms from April 2013.
- 11 December 2012
Landmark for social care in Scotland with new Self-directed Support Bill
New legislation in Scotland gives disabled people more control over social care.
- 4 December 2012
Transport Secretary pledges to investigate disability access and rail travel
The Muscular Dystrophy Campaign and Trailblazers joined a delegation, which was led by Jack Dromey MP and Baroness Tanni Grey-Thompson, to meet with Secretary of State for Transport, Patrick McLoughlin MP.
- 30 November 2012
Landmark blue badge Bill to protect disabled drivers
A new Bill going through the Houses of Parliament that will reform the Blue Badge scheme for disabled drivers in England and Wales is being introduced to the House of Lords today by Baroness Thomas of Winchester.
- 26 November 2012
Plans for increased specialist support announced at north Wales conference
Families from across north Wales joined forces with health professionals and North Wales AM, Mark Isherwood, on Friday, to back NHS plans for new specialist health professionals.
- 22 November 2012
Turning the corner for improving access to specialist care in Northern Ireland
The Muscular Dystrophy Campaign is delighted to be able to share some really encouraging news for people affected by muscular dystrophy and related neuromuscular conditions in Northern Ireland.
- 21 November 2012
Health Minister highlights urgent need to fill gap in Scotland care advisor support
Scottish Government Health Minister, Michael Matheson MSP, yesterday confirmed that the Scottish Government wants the North of Scotland care advisor post to be filled as soon as possible.
- 21 November 2012
New Parliamentary inquiry report reveals barriers faced by young disabled people
Today sees the launch of the All Party Parliamentary Group for Young Disabled People inquiry report: Removing barriers, promoting independence.
- 14 November 2012
Government set out ambitions for the Health Service
Yesterday the government's first Mandate to the NHS was published, setting out its priorities for the health service over the next two years.
- 8 November 2012
MPs and Peers quiz NHS commissioners on specialist neuromuscular care provision
NHS commissioners were challenged in Parliament yesterday on the provision of specialist neuromuscular care ahead of the full implementation of the NHS reforms in April 2013.