BBC News: The Joseph Rowntree Foundation: Disabled people ‘pulled into poverty’ as benefits fall short

6 February 2020
Source: BBC News

Nearly half the 14 million people living in poverty in the UK are disabled or live with someone who is, research for a charity suggests. The Joseph Rowntree Foundation blames the high cost of coping with disability and the struggles disabled people face in finding jobs that pay enough. Executive director Claire Ainsley said their plight was “fundamentally wrong”. The

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RNIB and Specsavers publish: The State of the Nation Eye Health 2017: A Year in Review

20 September 2017
Source: RNIB

In September 2016 RNIB and Specsavers joined in partnership to transform eye health in the UK. One year on, The State of the Nation Eye Health 2017: A Year in Review presents the key achievements of the partnership to date, along with new information on the incidence of sight loss and attitudes towards eye health in the UK. Key findings from the

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