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Social Leaders Debate

Written by: Kofi Dwinfour

On Tuesday 24 March, I shall be attending the Social Leaders Debate. The debate, organised by the Charities Aid Foundation (CAF) and the Association of Chief Executives of Voluntary Organisations (ACEVO), is billed as: (more…)

Stand up and be counted

Written by: Kofi Dwinfour

This week I want to up date some past blogs.

citizens advice bureau logo

First up, Do Citizens Advice NOT Care about skin disease patients?

It seems I had a massive over reaction to Andrew Seager’s email message to me. One of our latest volunteers, Mandy Calder, was going through our Facebook page and noticed the discussion about Citizens Advice following my blog post. She tells me that: (more…)

Sharing is caring!

buddha

Written by: Kofi Dwinfour

“Thousands of candles can be lit from a single candle, and the life of the candle will not be shortened. Happiness never decreases by being shared.” The Buddha

In previous blog posts, I have written about how SDBM founder Shabana Islam opened my eyes to the issue of skin disease. My question to you is will you light the way for others? Will you share your story so that they can know that they are not alone? (more…)

Save money on your prescriptions

Pharmacy prescription sign

Written by: Kofi Dwinfour

Many skin disease patients find that they are given multiple items on their prescriptions for their treatment. The cost can soon mount up. One chronic skin disease patient found that she was paying more than £200 per month for her prescription. This was more than she spent on food! However, there is a way in which you can cut the cost of your prescriptions. (more…)

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