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Five ways physiotherapy can make a difference to someone with cerebral palsy

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World Cerebral Palsy Day is a great opportunity to focus the world’s attention on the millions of people affected by cerebral palsy and those who support them. Here, Abigail Ringer from our Medical Negligence team interviews Dr Heather Epps, Physiotherapist of Children’s Neuro Physio, who has made it her mission to enhance the lives of children affected by cerebral palsy through the provision of physiotherapy. Read on to discover five ways that physiotherapy can make a difference to individuals with cerebral palsy.

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What you need to know about World Cerebral Palsy Day

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In advance of World Cerebral Palsy Day, an important date in the calendar to raise awareness of cerebral palsy and celebrate those who help people with the condition, we help you understand everything about the awareness event.

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Is it possible to get active with cerebral palsy? With the help of these charities: yes!

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Cerebral palsy affects different people in different ways but regardless of a person’s abilities, I think that everyone deserves to reach their full potential. Happily, there are several UK charities dedicated to making this happen.

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The issues with accommodation which cerebral palsy can raise

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In the lead up to World Cerebral Palsy Day on 6 October 2019 we have taken some time to focus on the quality of life of people with the condition, as the campaign hopes to raise awareness through their ‘We Are Here’ initiative.

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Improving the lives of disabled people – less talk, more action needed

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In the lead up to World CP day on 6 October 2019 we have taken some time to focus on the Civil Rights element of the ‘We Are Here’ campaign.

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Four areas of transformative technology for cerebral palsy

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Technology is advancing everyday: some for the general good of humankind and some for the not so good. Here Abigail Ringer looks at the transformative power of technology for the benefit of people affected by cerebral palsy. From communication aids to computer games for rehabilitation, there is no doubt that technology can improve the lives of us all.

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Children with disabilities face enough challenges, it’s time for social injustice to stop

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Ahead of World Cerebral Palsy Day, our team is looking at the six issues highlighted by the campaign. First, Sarah White has been looking at public awareness and how this affects the lives of disabled people through social injustices.

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How meningitis can be missed by GPs – a case example

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Meningitis can affect anyone, but is most prevalent in babies, children, and young people. It can be fast-acting and aggressive, so it is vital that the condition is treated promptly, even if it is only suspected. Here, Joachim Stanley talks us through a case where this didn’t happen.

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How should babies with meningitis symptoms be treated? The issues shown in negligence cases

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Simon Elliman, head of our Medical Negligence team, looks at how negligence cases can inform us as to the issues which cause serious injury and even death when meningitis is not treated properly.

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Patients dependent on prescription medication need more support, finds government review

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Public Health England (PHE) has recently published the first-ever review of dependence and withdrawal problems associated with five commonly prescribed medicines in England. Faye Marks from our Medical Negligence team has taken a look.

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The Statutory Duty of Candour – is it making any difference to patient safety?

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The duty of candour was designed to ensure hospitals deliver an open and honest account when things go wrong – is this happening though? Kerstin Scheel reviews how the duty has been implemented so far.

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Patient safety matters – does the latest NHS Patient Safety Strategy do enough?

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Paul Rumley, partner in our Medical Negligence team, reviews the latest NHS patient safety strategy – will it do what is needed?

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