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Wheels set in motion for a mobility solution on International Wheelchair Day

For the tenth anniversary of International Wheelchair Day on Thursday 1 March, The British Polio Fellowship is marking the positive impact the wheelchair has had on the lives of members, but also repeating its call for greater accessibility. With it comes a lightweight foldable power wheelchair ideal for those who have had Polio and now […]

Disability Assessments are a national scandal

Below is a copy of a letter from National Chairman of The British Polio Fellowship, David Mitchell. In this letter, David comments on the Work and Pensions Committee report on disability assessments, pointing out that charities have declared the assessments not fit for purpose many times.

Polio vaccination success in Kashmir

Below is a copy of a letter from the National Chairman of The British Polio Fellowship, David Mitchell. In this letter, David comments on the success of immunisation programme overseas in protecting children against Polio.

No more lonely Valentine’s with British Polio

Below is a copy of a letter from the National Chairman of The British Polio Fellowship, David Mitchell. In this letter, David makes clear that no one living with Post Polio Syndrome (PPS) must live with loneliness too.

Raising awareness of PPS is a challenge worthy of Rare Disease Day on 28 February

Below is a copy of a letter from the National Chairman of The British Polio Fellowship, David Mitchell. In this letter, David asks people to remember Post Polio Syndrome (PPS) on Rare Disease Day (28 February)

Irish eyes are smiling, as Eire Government ratifies UN laws on people with disabilities

Below is a copy of a letter from the National Chairman of The British Polio Fellowship, David Mitchell. In this letter, David welcomes the adoption of CRPD in Eire and welcomes Irish Polio survivors who wish to join The British Polio Fellowship.

Devon knows why Kernow is taxing disabled in South West

Below is a copy of a letter from the National Chairman of The British Polio Fellowship, David Mitchell. In this letter, David challenges Cornwall Council for charging people for disabled parking bays.

Eight decades of bringing Polio people together in love and Fellowship

Eight decades of bringing Polio people together in love and Fellowship No more lonely Valentine’s with British Polio Looking back on almost eight decades of bringing people together in a spirit of Fellowship, on the eve of Valentine’s Day, national charity The British Polio Fellowship says no one who has had Polio and now has […]

PIP Review Great News!

Below is a copy of a letter from the National Chairman of The British Polio Fellowship, David Mitchell. In this letter, David welcomes the news that 1.6 million PIP claims will be reviewed.

Urgent PPS case study request

Have you been diagnosed with PPS within the last 12 months, or within the last three years? If so, and if you are happy to have your name, photo and story printed in a national newspaper (Mail or Express) – to assist the charity with its publicity efforts – please call Kripen at Central Office […]

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