Charities ‘deeply concerned’ by planned changes to disability benefit

The heads of more than 30 charities have written to the disabilities minister stating that they are "deeply concerned" by proposed changes to a...

Dawn Butler stands up for British Sign Language in parliament

Yesterday I made history by becoming the first member of parliament to ask a question in the House of Commons using British Sign Language...

Disabled woman became ‘recluse in her own home’

A disabled woman became a recluse in her own home after Government cut her benefit despite worsening condition it is claimed. Trudy Appleby says she was...

GPs THREATEN TO STOP TAKING NEW PATIENTS

In a funding row with the Government hundreds of GP surgeries have threatened to shut their doors to new patients. This means that people...

ARTHRITIS INCREASES RISK OF LUNG DISEASE

Rheumatoid arthritis sufferers are at greater risk of deadly lung disease researchers warn. It suggests that the 400,000 Britons with the disease are almost 50...

HIGHER BENEFITS FOR DISABLED PEOPLE?

Thousands of disabled people will receive higher benefits after winning a legal victory over the Government. People will now get £70 to £90 a week...

THE ANTIDEPRESSANT REVOLUTION?

More than a million extra people should be offered antidepressants after the largest study of its kind concluded that they worked, experts have said. What...

BENEFITS CLIFF EDGE FOR CARERS MEANS WORK DOESN’T PAY

Benefits cliff edge for carers means work doesn't pay. That's a fairly dramatic headline - and we didn't write it. In fact it was composed...

KATE JENNINGS IS AN #ALLin AMBASSADOR – AND THIS IS HER STORY OF COURAGE...

Kate Jennings I turned to blogging at the tender age of 35 after my kidneys went into failure and my job as an event officer...

TODAY TWO CHILDREN SAW MY ARM AND THEY WERE TERRIFIED!

"Today two children saw my arm and were terrified. They hid their faces into their mum." Melissa Johns - Actress "One was on the verge of...

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