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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)

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