Entries by Fiona Waugh

My little hand

Hi, I am Jessica Fraser and I am 8 years old.  I am so lucky to have a little hand. My friends don’t care that I have one hand, they love it.  They think it is OK to have one hand.  Some of my friends call it ‘Sandy’ (handy Sandy).  I sometimes use it as […]

Find your mojo

My name is Paul Byers. I live in Melbourne with a loving wife and three gorgeous children. I run my own business and consider myself a very privileged person. I am one of seven children. My six sisters and I were all born in a little country town in Victoria called Numurkah. Dad moved there […]

The power of networking

Like almost 500 others in the UK, I am one of the lucky thalidomide survivors – lucky in the sense that the vast majority of foetuses damaged by the drug either died in the womb or just after birth. Our story is well-known and I won’t repeat it here.  One of the remarkable things about […]

Limbs 4 Life’s ‘Amplified’ magazine released (Autumn 2015 edition)

Limbs 4 Life’s free Amplified magazine is distributed nationally free of charge in digital and print formats. Featuring profiles and perspectives from amputees, Amplified also covers a diverse range of topics including health and wellbeing, advocacy and articles relating to amputees. This Autumn edition features an in-depth article about phantom pain and personal profiles including […]

Limbs 4 Life becomes the 31st member of EDRIC (European Dysmelia Reference Information Centre)

EDRIC (European Dysmelia Reference Information Centre) is an umbrella body for all forms of congenital limb difference.  Based in Europe, EDRIC brings together individuals with limb difference, specialists and peers.  Established in 2009, EDRIC has done much to bring matters related to limb difference to the attention of policy makers and specialists across the world.  In […]