Closing the disability employment gap

Wheelchair user

Despite government and other initiatives, efforts to get more disabled people in work are falling short of official targets which increasingly appear difficult to meet

Benefits of neurorehab

Professor Lynne Turner-Stokes

Specialist rehabilitation for patients with complex neurological disability would save the NHS money, says British Society of Rehabilitation Medicine president Professor Lynne Turner-Stokes, of the Cicely Saunders Institute at King’s College London

Recruiting a diverse work force

The traditional image of the building site needs to change with the times and a skilled workforce recruited from unexpected places, writes Mark Smulian

Stroke units signal the way forward

Treatment and prevention of stroke remain a postcode lottery which is costing lives. At the start of Action on Stroke month, Danny Buckland reports some progress, but finds a job still to be done

New technology to improve stroke diagnosis

e-ASPECTS will standardise the interpretation of stroke CT scans to increase significantly the uptake of stroke treatments

Disabled people can do a good job

Attitudes towards disabled people are changing for the better, but there are still significant barriers to overcome in the workplace, writes Nick Martindale

Employing people with disabilities boosts business

There are many good reasons why it pays to have a diverse workforce, as Karen Higginbottom discovers

Empowering staff improves morale

Advances in technology have liberated the disabled workforce and enabled more people with disabilities to play a full role in working life, as Jo Faragher reports