This is the place to see what we’ve been upto lately at HF Mencap as well as opportunities to get involved.
Wednesday, 24 February 2021 by HF Mencap Admin
People who are on a GP register for learning disabilities will now be prioritised for a coronavirus vaccination in England, following updated advice from the Joint Committee on Vaccination and Immunisation (JCVI). Helen Whately, the care minister, said those registered would be invited for vaccination to ensure people at higher risk of the disease were
February is LGBT+ History Month. (Pride Flag) LGBT+ History month is an annual observance of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender history, and the history of the gay rights and related civil rights movements. It was founded in 1994 by Missouri high-school history teacher Rodney Wilson. LGBT History Month provides role models, builds community, and represents a civil rights statement about the contributions of the
Friday, 29 January 2021 by HF Mencap Admin
We are joining forces with Mencap to ask the government to prioritise people with a Learning Disability to be put in at least group 6 of the Vaccination priority list. You can get involved too by writing to your MP. Mencap has made this even easier by following this link you can see a draft
HF Mencap is proud to have joined Mencap’s national “Treat me Well” campaign in 2020. Our local group calls on NHS staff to make reasonable adjustments for people with a learning disability which can help to save lives. Currently, we are campaigning to Imperial College NHS Trust to make reasonable adjustments such as information in