Disabled patients 'relying on crowdfunding' for wheelchairs

Most patients are offered a voucher towards a basic NHS wheelchair, but these do not meet everyone’s needs and can even exacerbate conditions Disabled patients are increasingly having to rely on crowdfunding to pay for wheelchairs, a leading doctor has warned. Cuts in services, a postcode lottery of availability and …

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Aidy Boothroyd urges England Under-21s to keep up the momentum

• Manager challenges team to look beyond semi-final against Germany• Says: ‘In order for us to be better, we’ve got to win these games.’ For Aidy Boothroyd the frustration is still raw. Eleven months on from England’s semi-final defeat by Italy at the European Under-19 Championship, the manager sacked by …

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