P686 Teletext 686 Oct11 21:30:00       —————————————————————————   MENTAL AND PHYSICAL HEALTH EQUALLY VALUABLE An Annual report "On the State of Public Health 1995" published recently contains a chapter on mental health. Sir Keith Calman, chief medical officer said, "Mental health should be valued as much as physical health and health policies and initiatives in the workplace and schools, as well as the NHS, ought to include a proper focus on mental health." ——————————————————————————————————1/7—— It's Your Life 480 What's On 630 Disability Times Newspaper, 84 Claverton St, SW1V 3AX/0171 233 7970 Godlines Deafview Fifty Plus TV Plus
P686 Teletext 686 Oct11 21:11:03       —————————————————————————   TUC LAUNCHES CAMPAIGN AGAINST  STRESS  Two thirds of British workers think stress is the major health hazard they face at work, says the TUC. The TUC campaign Tackling Stress At Work was launched at a conference of union safety specialists and reps. It used new safety laws based on Euro Directives and the conference also discussed successful legal cases taken against employers regarding stress- related ill health. ——————————————————————————————————2/7—— What's On index 630 Disability Times Newspaper, 84 Claverton St, S'1V 3AX/0171 233 7970 Godlines Deafview Fifty Plus TV Plus
P686 Teletext 686 Oct11 21:52:00    —————————————————————————  URGENT CALL FOR MORE SIGN LANGUAGE INTERPRETERS Profoundly deaf people are being denied opportunites in employment, education and public services. Research reveals that for the 50,000 people in the UK who are profoundly deaf, there are less the 88 fully qualified sign language interpreters, For further information about training please send an A4 sae to: The Information Officer, RNID South East Office, 39 Store St, London WC1E 7DB. ——————————————————————————————————3/7—— It's Your Life 480 What's On 630 Disability Times Newspaper, 84 Claverton St, SW1V 3AX/0171 233 7970 Godlines Deafview Fifty Plus TV Plus
P686 Teletext 686 Oct11 21:55:00       —————————————————————————   NATIONAL CENTRE FOR VOLUNTEERING APPEALS TO UNIONS The National Centre for Volunteering is appealing for Trade Unions to support members' voluntary and community work. They are encouraging employers to celebrate International Volunteer Day on 5th December, a United Nations initiative which provides an opportunity to recognise the contribution that volunteers make to society. For further details call 0171 388 9888. ——————————————————————————————————4/7—— Jobs and courses 640 Disability Times Newspaper, 84 Claverton St, SW1V 3AX/0171 233 7970 Godlines Deafview Fifty Plus TV Plus
P686 Teletext 686 Oct11 21:54:11       —————————————————————————   TO READ OR NOT TO READ?   The Listening Library (Talking Books for Disabled People and Hospital Patients) have launched a new campaign to encourage the reading habit in schools throughout the UK. Schools are being asked to take part in a Read-ON (a sponsored read) which |hey hope will provide a real incentive to keen as well as reluctant readers. Telephone 0181 977 5478 for further information. ——————————————————————————————————5/7—— Holiday index 200 ITV Disability Times Newspaper, 84 Claverton St, SW1V 3AX/0171 233 7970 Godlines Deafview Fifty Plus TV Plus
P686 Teletext 686 Oct11 21:28:11       —————————————————————————   BT KIELDER CHALLENGE  Six teams of teenagers who won their semi-finals of the twelfth BT Kielder Challenge took part in the final at the Kielder Adventure Centre in Northumberland National Park. During the weekend-long final, the six teams took part in activities based on a meteorological theme including water testing and dowsing. Alistair Burt, the Minister for Disabled People presented a trophy. ——————————————————————————————————6/7—— Holiday index 200 ITV Disability Times Newspaper, 84 Claverton St, SW1V 3AX/0171 233 7970 Godlines Deafview Fifty Plus TV Plus
P686 Teletext 686 Oct11 21:30:00       —————————————————————————   GOOD PRACTICE IS THE BUSINESS  New rights for disabled customers were on the menu when 50 Nottingham business leaders met city councillors and leading council officers for a dine-in to discuss the Disability Discrimina- tion Act, which comes into force Dec 2. Nottingham City Council will be adopting certain measures to help disabled people which will include developing and implementing a corporate strategy on disability. ——————————————————————————————————7/7—— It's Your Life 480 Local Theatre 632 Disability Times Newspaper, 84 Claverton St, SW1V 3AX/0171 233 7970 Godlines Deafview Fifty Plus TV Plus