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Archive: February - 2019

Seeability on BBC Breakfast supported with your Payroll Giving donations

Seeability on BBC Breakfast supported with your Payroll Giving donations

Posted On: 26/02/19

With the right support everyone coming out of an ATU should be able to lead the life they choose. Scott Watkin BEM gave a powerful testimony on BBC Breakfast about the importance of belief in people’s ability to fulfill their aspirations and potential.

 

My teacher told me I would never get a job, never live independently and never have a family. I have since broken down every one of these barriers and am living proof of what can be achieved with the right support.

 

Scott was awarded The...

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Categories: Giving for Futures

Breast Cancer Care Five tips for managing hair loss

Breast Cancer Care Five tips for managing hair loss

Posted On: 20/02/19

Jo was devastated when she found out chemotherapy meant that she would lose her hair. She shares her tips on managing hair loss.  

I was determined to get through my diagnosis

I was diagnosed with breast cancer in October 2017 at the age of 39 after finding a lump in my left breast. The day I was diagnosed will be etched in my memory forever. I was scared but determined to get through my diagnosis.

I was told my treatment would be a lumpectomy, followed by chemotherapyradiotherapy and 

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Categories: Charity News

Feel the love with Payroll Giving and SeeAbility

Feel the love with Payroll Giving and SeeAbility

Posted On: 14/02/19

SeeAbility encourages people with disabilities to challenge what they expect from life, from themselves and from wider society.

The people we support overcome huge barriers to achieve exciting new things every day: some big, some small, all extraordinary.

They challenge us all to rethink disability.

SeeAbility provides extraordinary support and champions better eye care for people with learning disabilities and autism, many of whom have sight loss.

Registered as The Royal School for the Blind,

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Categories: Smile a Minute

New research findings could help catch lung cancer early and lead to new treatments.

New research findings could help catch lung cancer early and lead to new treatments.

Posted On: 06/02/19

A ‘world-first’ study backed by Roy Castle Lung Cancer Foundation could pave the way for very early detection of lung cancer as well as new treatments for it.

Led by Professor Sam Janes, the research team from University College London (UCL) has discovered new ways of understanding and identifying the earliest stages of the development of the disease. 
 
Before lung cancer develops, precancerous lesions (or damaged tissue) are found in the airway, but only half of these will progress to...

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Categories: Friends at Work