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Blog: Mental health and physical activity in Northern Ireland. Mental Health Foundation.

26th September 2018
Most people know that engaging in physical activity is not only important for our physical health, but also for our mental wellbeing. Much of the existing research focuses on the impact of physical activity on depression, with multiple studies finding that physical activity is associated with a reduction in depressive symptoms. The Royal College of Psychiatrists states ...

Press release: University of Bedfordshire, Disabled parents often seen as risk to their children rather than given support, report warns

21st September 2018
Health and social care services are failing disabled parents and their children, a report published today suggests. Disabled parents told the report’s authors that health and adult social care professionals assessing their needs often ignore the parenting implications of their impairment and fail to communicate with their counterparts in children’s services. Meanwhile, children’s social care professionals too ...

Press release: Love it or hate it? Here’s your chance to Rate it! 17 September 2018

17th September 2018
Rate it!, the new product review website written by and for disabled people, would like to hear about the products you’ve found useful to make daily life easier. And what about the ones that don’t help? For too long, there hasn’t been anywhere for disabled people in the UK to share their views and read reviews about small- to ...

Blog: DRILL funded “Match Me” Project Advisory Group members share their experience so far…

12th September 2018
Margaret Follon, Chair of the Project Advisory Group: I was delighted to be asked to chair the Advisory Group for the Match Me research project. It has been a real pleasure to meet both the research group from Stirling University and the other members of the group who have come from a variety of backgrounds. Our first ...

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Check out great DRILL tender opportunities #drilluk #NationalLottery
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What a powerful piece! Really pleased to see the coverage of #drilluk #NationalLottery funded project by @uniofbedshttps://t.co/HLq52B5NEg

5 hours ago
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Watt a powerful piece! Really please to see this coverage of #drilluk #NationalLottery funded project by @uniofbedshttps://t.co/7NUErBGO03

6 hours ago
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Win an Amazon Alexa! Just write a product review for Rate it! and you’ll be eligible for our prize draw:… https://t.co/qnWel8x6Wg

8 hours ago
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Win an Amazon Alexa! Just write a product review for Rate it! and you’ll be eligible for our prize draw:… https://t.co/OqB1Li3T5J

4 days ago
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More media interest from @themjcouk (£) in the #drilluk research funded by #NationalLottery published today from… https://t.co/gA8dMS3EIc

5 days ago
ScarcityStudiosUK ScarcityStudiosUK @ScarcityStudios

lets have a debate instead of one side opinions #mrmongomery #drilluk #drillmusic MR MONTGOMERY- IS DRILL TO BLAME… https://t.co/GAliFo2YD5

5 days ago
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And the media are following up on the new #drilluk funded research by @uniofbedsTGC on fears of disabled parents https://t.co/tUJQTlX8gV

5 days ago
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Great to see new research funded by #drilluk on fears of disabled parents published today by @uniofbedsTGC. Here’s… https://t.co/DqtgHGnyzt

5 days ago
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Great to see new research funded by #drilluk on fears of disabled parents published today by @uniofbeds. Here’s the… https://t.co/vCTfto8J51

5 days ago
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Win an Amazon Alexa! Just write a product review for Rate it! and you’ll be eligible for our prize draw:… https://t.co/AsZ3fZ327n

6 days ago
DRILL UK DRILL UK @drill_uk

The 2 #drilluk commissioned tenders.
1. Getting Our Voices Heard
2. Including Missing Voices… https://t.co/nu0enIkZuE

1 week ago
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Press release: Love it or hate it? Here’s your chance to Rate it! 17 September 2018
Supporting disabled people to m… https://t.co/V5QPQWdI1j

1 week ago
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Blog: DRILL funded “Match Me” project with Horizon Housing, members, sharing their experiences so far with helping… https://t.co/iZNZbee5SS

2 weeks ago
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Blog: DRILL funded “Match Me” project with Horizon Housing, members, sharing their experiences so far with helping… https://t.co/CbbemXwemV

2 weeks ago
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New blog, the “Match Me” project from Vision sense share their experiences so far, helping to match disabled people… https://t.co/jyDFZkhJpI

2 weeks ago
Ivanka Antova Ivanka Antova @AntovaIvanka

Exciting times, autumn has began and in DRILL our ‘Is It Me?’ Project is about to finalise ethics and start talking… https://t.co/QNNjIh7zIc

2 weeks ago
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We’re delighted to announce two tender opportunities for research under the #DRILLUK programme – as always there is… https://t.co/bf61kJajex

3 weeks ago
Shaping Our Lives Shaping Our Lives @Solnetwork1

#drilluk Mutual Benefits–The potential of disabled people as foster carers’ https://t.co/lwofxyFZ0l 4 sites iden… https://t.co/Ila45RF8md

1 month ago
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@CommCats Very well. It’s time for a @Barod_CIC and @CommCats catch up as we are doing something right up your stre… https://t.co/tEq6T0jaCr

2 months ago
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Loski – Call me Loose 🔥🔥🔥

C’est trop ! #DrillUk

2 months ago
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Four out of five on the train to Ty Glas for a #DRILLUK meeting with @AllWalesPF. Pick up 5th at Neath. https://t.co/F5l4ODFSfX

2 months ago