Rhys Bowler awarded Pathfinders’ first monthly honours!

On 20th January 2021, Rhys Bowler became the first person to be awarded the Pathfinders Monthly Honours Award!  He was given this award for all of his hard work in campaigning to get personal health budgets in Wales and he’s spoken openly on many subjects surrounding disability. And he’s currently in talks with the BBC […]

Rob’s Gardening Guide – Fermentation

Jar of orangey finely chopped vegatables with a white lid with a tube poking out of the top

The benefits of fermented probiotic foods are many. There are a wide range of vitamins and minerals in the foods that we can eat but only a limited amount of them are accessible, fermentation can help your body to absorb a lot more of these nutrients.

COVID-19 Statement and FAQ

There has been considerable anxiety amongst people with neuromuscular conditions about the risks of Covid 19. While there have been anecdotal reports of people developing Covid 19 and recovering, any source of respiratory infection is very concerning for people whose neuromuscular conditions involve any degree of respiratory weakness. A coronavirus is a type of virus. […]

Xmassible

Christmas market lit up at night with giant ferris wheel and Christmas tree.

BY HAYLEIGH BARCLAY Today I woke up convinced that time travel had been discovered. It’s December, but yesterday it was June and despite posting about it on Twitter, nobody could tell me how that happened. I’m not saying it’s a conspiracy, but I’m not saying it’s not either. All I know is that for the […]

A Powerful Light

Brown haired, brown eyed male wheelchair user with glasses, wearing patterned grey scarf in lounge. Beige lighting.

Mark Chapman has been a beacon of hope for us all. Here’s Jon’s special message for a legend.

Mark Chapman – Our New Honorary President

A photo of Mark Chapman with the Pathfinders Lifetime Achievement Award

Our co-founder Mark Chapman has retired from his role of Chair of the Board of Trustees for Pathfinders Neuromuscular Alliance, and named our first Honorary President in recognition of his service to the charity. Having been involved in Pathfinders since he co-founded it alongside CEO Jon Rey-Hastie in 2014, at the Trustee Board meeting on […]

Life Is Limitless

Brown haired, brown eyed female wheelchair user smiling in kitchen, wearing inggreen, blue, black and white striped blouse.

What a fantastic campaigner Fi Anderson is! Please give her a warm welcome as one of our new trustees.

CREATE: My Pandemic Story – Sanjeev

Head and shoulders of a young man with full beard and mustache with short dark hair and black rimmed glasses. Sat in a wheelchair in the garden wearing a red football shirt

I’ve always listened to a mix of hip hop and most of its sub genres as well as rock and metal, so to make a hip-hop track was always something I wanted to try – So I thought now would be the perfect opportunity to start.

CREATE: My Pandemic Story – Marni

Young woman with light shoulder length hair sat in a powerchair wearing a white dress with pink flower print. Holding a martini glass filled with a red liquid on a clear tray. The background is a light living room with 26 shaped pink balloons.

I am so excited to see where this takes me, I am loving being creative again and I am constantly looking for design ideas to experiment with and add to my collection.

CREATE: My Pandemic Story – Hayleigh

Black and white photo of the head and shoulders of a white woman sat in a chair looking to the left. Her hair in a high ponytail

Then I received some news… My friend Sylvia, who I met at the University of Glasgow whilst completing a Doctorate, had started her own publishing house.