Civil Service

Personal Disability Stories

A series of personal stories, introduced by Civil Service Disability Champion Philip Rutnam, from civil servants recounting their experiences of working with a disability.

Personal Disability Stories: 10 – Kay’s story

Head and shoulders photo of Royal Navy Commander Kay Hallsworth, who lives with the condition ME

Philip Rutnam introduces the latest in our series of personal disability stories from public servants. This one focuses on Royal Navy Commander Kay Hallsworth, who relates her experience of living with ME.

Personal disability stories: Part 7 – Seonaid's story

Home Office Working Through Cancer logo, with those words on the tail of an arrow pointing to the right

Marking the anniversary of the Disability Confident scheme, this story focuses on how one person's experience of cancer led her to create a new staff support network for those diagnosed with the disease, their carers and colleagues.