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    Maximus plans for benefit assessments

    23 February 2015

    Maximus, the company taking over assessments for employment and support allowance (ESA) claimants, explain how they plan to clear the backlog and reduce waiting times. They have recruited disability campaigner Sue Marsh as head of customer experience and Disability Rights UK to help with training.
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    Exercise and cognition

    16 February 2015

    A small American study explored the effects of 20 minutes of exercise and yoga on the speed and accuracy of completing a cognition test done before and after the intervention. Compared to a control group that had just had quiet rest, the exercise group did the task faster though no more accurately.
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    Jump in June is back!

    27 February 2015

    Would you like to do something different and enjoy an experience of a lifetime this summer? The MS Trust's skydiving month, Jump in June, is back and this is your chance to experience the incredible feeling of flying through the air at 120 mph from about 10,000 feet high. Read more…