Disabled people at risk of losing their voice are now required to be provided with specialist communications equipment on the NHS.
A nurse’s quest to ease the suffering of Motor Neurone Disease (MND) patients has been boosted by the legacy fund of a prominent campaigner.
A scholarship set up in memory of Motor Neurone Disease campaigner Gordon Aikman could lead to new developments in the care of MND patients.
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"I am going to die."
Scotland’s political leaders have teamed up to try and improve access to communications equipment for Motor Neurone disease patients on the NHS.
Scottish Secretary Alistair Carmichael has urged supermarkets profiting from the ice bucket challenge craze to donate their proceeds to charity.
North-east MSP Richard Baker has expressed his sorrow and shock that his friend and former parliamentary aide has been given a motor neurone disease "death sentence" at the age of 29.