Press Releases

Nov 28, 2012 13:00 GMT Uppsala University Collaboration between medical and anthropological expertise can solve complex clinical problems in today's multicultural women's healthcare, shows Pauline Binder, a medical anthropologist, who will present her thesis on 1 December at the Faculty of Medicine, Uppsala University.


Nov 12, 2012 10:25 GMT Allergy UK According to national charity Allergy UK the bedroom is the most allergic room in the house. 77% of those with an indoor allergy suffer in the bedroom, but 41% recognise their symptoms are actually made worse by that room.

Healthwatch –playing your part in improving services

Nov 02, 2012 15:16 GMT Bury Council Consultation is now under way on plans to set up an independent Healthwatch organisation, which will replace the existing Bury Local Involvement Networks.

Sep 13, 2012 13:20 BST Aspire Today, Channel 4’s The Million Pound Drop donated £50,000 to Aspire. This fantastic donation will ensure that we can continue to help people paralysed by spinal cord injuries live independent lives, giving them vital access to specialist equipment that would otherwise be out of reach.

WARNING: WORK COULD BE BAD FOR YOUR HEALTH. Allergy UK reveals nearly 6 million Brits could be allergic to their office

Sep 11, 2012 13:15 BST Allergy UK The summer holiday season is officially over and the nation is knuckling down to work. But Allergy UK is warning that the office could actually be bad for our health. The national charity estimates that at least 5.7 million people could be allergic to their workplace.

Sep 07, 2012 09:05 BST Aspire Damien Hirst, Frederick Forsyth, Tracy Emin and Julian Barnes are just a few of the famous names that are supporting a fundraising campaign chaired by Thomas Gibson, a Mayfair based art dealer. The Harebell fundraising appeal is in aid of the spinal cord injuries charity Aspire and aims to raise £1,875,000 to provide accessible properties for people who have been permanently paralysed.

Disabled fitness intructors to carry Paralympic torch

Aug 24, 2012 16:00 BST Aspire A team of five Aspire InstructAbility graduates will carry the Paralympic Torch on a leg of its journey from Stoke Mandeville to the Olympic Stadium. The five Fitness Instructors, all of whom were unemployed before using the Programme to gain their qualifications, will be in Regent’s Park at 9.37am.

Jun 19, 2012 15:55 BST Visiongain A new report by visiongain predicts that the world market for pharmaceutical wholesale and distribution (W&D) activities will reach $747 billion for 2014.

May 14, 2012 12:02 BST Allergy UK Allergy UK reveals why children with hay fever might not make the grade

Aspire receives responses from London Mayoral candidates on Wheelchair Accessible Housing

May 02, 2012 11:30 BST Aspire Aspire has received responses from three candidates following our briefing that was sent to all candidates for the Mayoral election about wheelchair accessible housing in London.