Long Covid shouldn’t be a surprise.

Long covid should not be a surprise to the medical profession. Or anyone. We have had ME/CFS* as a diagnosis for many many years and it is (I believe more often than not) an illness that happens post virally. We have all this knowledge about ME/CFS as a post viral illness, so why oh why... Continue Reading →

Oh what a night

So yesterday (23/09/20) I was involved in a webinar for social work students, practitioners and academics. The topic was models of disability and it was an enlightening webinar. I enjoyed the look at some of the models of disability, including the gift, charity and tragedy models. Interesting to see how disabled people’s preferred model (the... Continue Reading →

The forgotten law

Wow! What a few months we have seen since March 2020. Our worlds were all changed and threatened by a virus gone rogue. It posed a threat not seen in a century and I am unsure life will ever be quite the same again. Whilst inevitably there will be some excellent changes that come to... Continue Reading →

Taxing disabled 04 August 2020

News broke last week that Rishi Sunak was considering a tax on online shopping to help the high street. This caused outcry from a number of businesses(https://www.theguardian.com/business/2020/jul/27/rishi-sunak-online-sales-tax-protect-high-streets-coronavirus), and clearly the tax will be passed on to consumers. He therefore missed something more than the implication to businesses/consumers, he missed out his duties under the Equality Act.... Continue Reading →

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