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Contact partnering with Make-A-Wish to bring magical wishes to families

Friday 14 June 2024

We are delighted to be partnering with Make-A-Wish UK to offer some of the families we support the opportunity to experience a...

Two-thirds of families want Covid vaccine for their child

Thursday 8 April 2021

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Welsh Government announces new payment for bereaved parents

Thursday 1 April 2021

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National Living Wage to increase but Carer’s Allowance earnings limit frozen

Wednesday 31 March 2021

Disabled Children's Partnership: 3 in 5 parents of disabled children are socially isolated
Families with disabled children experiencing high social isolation during lockdown

Tuesday 30 March 2021

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1 April return to school for clinically extremely vulnerable (CEV) children in England

Tuesday 30 March 2021

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Scottish Government confirms launch date for new Child Disability Payment in pilot areas

Thursday 25 March 2021

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Rare Diseases Framework brings 4 UK nations together to improve care and diagnosis

Monday 18 January 2021

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Advice from Contact if you’re applying for secondary school place

Tuesday 27 October 2020

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Contact is here to help in lots of ways

Monday 5 October 2020

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Act now to make sure tax credits payments for your 16-19 year old don’t stop

Tuesday 25 August 2020

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Contact welcomes NHS England guidance to tackle health inequalities

Wednesday 19 August 2020

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Contact to help co-design and deliver national Oliver McGowan training trial

Friday 17 July 2020

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Contact’s CEO, Amanda Batten, gives an update on how what you told us about life in lockdown is making an impact

Wednesday 15 July 2020

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New reports highlight health inequalities faced by BAME and disabled people

Wednesday 10 June 2020

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Court of Appeal judgment on school transport loophole

Thursday 9 April 2020

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DWP pauses recovery of all benefits overpayments, tax credits debts and Social Fund loans

Monday 6 April 2020

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What does the emergency Coronavirus bill mean for disabled children?

Friday 20 March 2020

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Close the loophole campaign update

Thursday 12 March 2020