Greenleafe Ergonomics : Resources & News
On this page you will find links to events, news, web sites and other resources that may be of interest. If you wish to suggest the inclusion of a particular organisation or site, or if you spot a broken link, please let us know.
- Employment, Health & Safety and Legal Matters
- Health-related Organisations and Therapists
- Assistive and Accessible Technology
- Disability-related Charities and Organisations
- Who Cares Wins Radio Show
- News & Events
Department for Work and Pensions
Government department responsible for work, welfare, wellbeing and pension policy
The Equality Act 2010 (supercedes The Disability Discrimination Act 1995 (DDA))
Home Office web page for The Equality Act
Business Disability Forum
Business Disability Forum is a not-for-profit member organisation that makes it easier and more rewarding to do business with and employ disabled people. Bringing together business people, disabled opinion leaders and government to understand what needs to change if disabled people are to be treated fairly so that they can contribute to business success, to society and to economic growth
Equality and Human Rights Commission
Promotes equality and human rights by providing advice and guidance, working to implement an effective legislative framework and raising rights awareness (includes disability equality)
Health and Safety Executive
Institute of Ergonomics and Human Factors
UK-based, international organisation whose main aim is to promote public awareness of ergonomics and its applications
NHS Symptom Checker
NHS self-help guide
Comprehensive health information as provided by GPs and nurses
Jennifer Avery-Stevens (Independent Chartered Physiotherapist)
"Local physiotherapy services at your door. Mobile Chartered Physiotherapist serving Margate, Broadstairs, Ramsgate and surrounds. Have Therapy in the comfort of your home or office. I travel so you don't have to! Skilled in the treatment of a variety of conditions including sports injuries orthopaedics and post surgical recovery and with a special interest in neuro muscular rehabilitation and treatment of head and neck pain and vertigo."
0784 603 8814
Joanne Inman, MSCP (Physiotherapist)
Whitstable Physiotherapy & Sports Injury Clinic, 166B Cromwell Road, Whitstable, Kent CT5 1NA
London City Physiotherapy
London City Physiotherapy provides "a dynamic, rapidly accessible physiotherapy service for individual and corporate clients. Clinics are located in the heart of the City and at Canary Wharf"
Another Journey Begins (Management Training and Wellbeing)
Angela Brier-Stephenson is a qualified trainer, coach, public speaker, FLP & NLP Practitioner and fitness trainer; with over 15 years of experience in the fields of Human Resources, Recruitment, Compensation & Benefits and Training & Development. "As well as running successful workshops we also offer inspirational coaching whether your needs are personal or professional we can help to inspire you".
Hypnotherapy Directory UK
Free, confidential service for those seeking support. Hypnotherapists listed within the directory are required to provide proof of qualification, insurance cover and/or membership of a professional body with recognised codes of ethics and practice
The Sophrology Academy
"Sophrology gives you a very practical set of tools using relaxation and breathing techniques, concentration, visualisation and simple movements. We do not touch the person but guide you with our voice and teach you easy exercises and everyday tools you can use by yourself. In continental Europe, Sophrology has been used for more than 50 years with great success in the corporate world; in hospitals and medicine in general by doctors, nurses, mid-wives, dentists; in sports, arts, education. Sophrology is very effective for stress, fatigue, anxiety, insomnia, pain or to prepare for an event: exam, speaking in public, sports, competition, stage performance... You will learn how to recharge in a few minutes, keep a clear mind, manage your stress easily and start the day refreshed".
Concorde House Clinic, 26a Stour Street, Canterbury Kent CT1 2NZ
07861 420 059
UK's leading publication about people who have difficulty using off-the-peg IT
National charity helping disabled adults and children use computers and the internet by adapting and adjusting their technology
Foundation for Assistive Technology (FAST) works with the AT community to support innovation in product development and good practice in service provision
IT Can Help
National network of volunteers; offering free, local, in-person, computer assistance to disabled people. Volunteers can diagnose and fix most computer related problems; install and set up hardware, software, internet, email and accessibility settings.
My Computer My Way
Free practical guidance on how to make changes to your computer to suit your needs. Created by AbilityNet, with support from Microsoft
My Web My Way
This site explains how to change your browser, computer, keyboard and mouse settings to make the web more accessible for your personal needs.
Volunteer network, providing custom made equipment for people with disabilities
U Can Do IT
Registered charity teaching blind, deaf and disabled people how to use computers, with a particular focus on Internet and email skills
Web Accessibility Initiative
The Web Accessibility Initiative (WAI), part of the World Wide Web Consortium (W3C), is devoted to promoting accessibility on the web, and offers a wealth of information, guidance, advice, tools and resources
Action for M.E. Support
Improving the lives of people with M.E. M.E. is also known as Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (CFS). It is sometimes diagnosed as Post Viral Fatigue Syndrome (PVFS).
User led charity. Support, campaigns and services for people with arthritis
British Dyslexia Association
National charity who’s vision is that of a dyslexia friendly society that enables dyslexic people of all ages to reach their full potential
Communication Matters (ISAAC UK)
Augmentative Alternative Communication group, supporting people who find communication difficult because they have little or no clear speech.
Monthly magazine for people with disabilities
National charity providing assessments, education and training
National charity supporting children, families and adults with dyspraxia
MIND National Association for Mental Health
National charity providing information and advice, and campaigning to promote and protect good mental health
Multiple Sclerosis Society of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
National charity that funds MS research, runs respite care centres, provides grants (financial assistance), education and training on MS. It produces numerous publications on MS and runs a freephone specialist Helpline.
National Autistic Society
National charity for people with autism (including Asperger syndrome) and their families. Information, support and services.
National Information Forum
A voluntary organisation committed to encouraging the provision of accessible information.
Queen Elizabeth’s Foundation for Disabled People
National charity working to equip disabled people with skills to increase their independence, mobility, and help them into employment
Repetitive Strain Injury Awareness (RSI Awareness)
RSI Awareness is an information resource for those interested in musculoskeletal disorders
Repetitive Strain Injury Action (RSI Action)
National RSI charity
Royal National Institute for the Blind (RNIB)
National charity supporting blind and partially sighted people
Royal National Institute for Deaf People (RNID)
National charity supporting deaf and hard of hearing people
Skill: National Bureau for Students with Disabilities
Promoting equality in education, training and employment for disabled people
National cerebral palsy and disability charity
National deafblind charity
If you care about yourself, your staff or your clients this internet-based radio show is for you. "Who Cares Wins Radio Show" explores a range of topics concerning Health and Wellbeing from the persectives of the presenters:
Jan Mulligan - Ergonomist and Disability Consultant - Greenleafe Ergonomics
Angela Brier-Stephenson - Mind and Body Coach - Another Journey Begins
Sue Parker - Spiritual Coach and Professional Artist
(For presenter biographies visit the Channel Radio "Who Cares Wins Radio Show" page: www.channelradio.co.uk/shows-who-cares-wins-radio-show)
Tune in to Channel Radio (www.channelradio.co.uk) at 3pm every Monday to find out everything you need to know about health, fitness and wellbeing. Or you can listen at your leisure via the Listen Again links in the "Show Diary" area below.
Tweet the presenters during the show via @careswins or you can interact off-line and pose questions to be answered in future shows via any of the following:
Facebook page: www.facebook.com/whocareswinsradioshow
Linked-In Group: http://www.linkedin.com/groups/WhoCaresWinsRadio-4848249
Would you like to be a guest on the show?
Do you have a story to share with our listeners? Maybe you work in the field of health or wellbeing and are launching a new product, service, event or treatment approach? Please get in touch: email@example.com
(To listen to a show, click on the show's week number)
Week 10: May 20th = Presenters' discussion: Exercise
Week 9: May 13th = Guests: Louise Cox Chester of Mindfulness at Work (MaW)
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Week 8: May 6th = No show this week (Bank Holiday Monday)
Week 7: April 29th = Presenters' discussion: Stress
Week 6: April 22nd = Guest: Wendy Watson, Reflexologist of 1st Feet Reflexology
Week 5: April 15th = Guest: Elizabeth Rugg-Easey of BackFit Clinic and Pilates
Week 4: April 8th = Guests: Mike Dilke of RelaxBackUK
. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Mary O'Keeffe of University of Limerick
. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . and Simon Makinde of Perfect Balance Clinic
Week 3: April 1st = No show this week (Bank Holiday / Easter Monday)
Week 2: March 25th = Guest: Carol Brace, Natural Juice Therapist
Week 1: March 18th = Launch Show
For more information or to discuss individual needs,