SIDE BY SIDE – AN ALZHEIMER’S SOCIETY INITIATIVE

'Side by Side' is a new Alzheimer's Society service which helps people with dementia to keep doing the things they love and get out...

THOUSANDS TO MISS OUT ON ESA BENEFITS?

Thousands of people claiming disability benefits could miss out on up to three years of backdated payments, despite the DWP (Department for Work and...

DO YOU KNOW WHO SPEAKS FOR YOU?

Here are the MPs who are the voices for disabled people. Are they are doing enough for you? We shall be asking all of...

JUDGE RULES GOVERNMENT REGULATIONS TO PIP PAYMENTS BREACH HUMAN RIGHTS

The High Court has ruled that Government changes to the disability benefit system 'blatantly discriminate' against people with mental health problems in breach of...

SAMANTA BULLOCK – PROOF THAT A WHEELCHAIR DOES NOT HAVE TO BE AN OBSTACLE

Samanta Bullock is an Ambassador for 'Models of Diversity' and Parallel London'. And we are delighted to welcome her to our site - and...

NICE IS LOOKING FOR LAY COMMITTEE MEMBERS

NICE (The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence) is currently looking for employees, as well as unpaid carers and advocates, to join the...

INDEPENDENT REVIEW OF THE MENTAL HEALTH ACT

If you work as a healthcare professional then now is your chance to give evidence if you feel there is any particular part of...

MP WARNS OF LONELINESS ‘EPIDEMIC’

Labour MP Rachel Reeves is warning about the mental toll of loneliness in the UK. It comes after a year of research by the...

ATOS, MAXIMUS AND CAPITA QUESTIONED ON ‘GRUELLING’ MEDICAL ASSESSMENTS

The Work and Pensions Committee questioned Department of Work and Pensions (DWP) contractors Atos, Capita and Maximus, who carry out the medical assessments for...

I’M HANDING MY MEDAL BACK

A heartbroken Bethany Woodward has handed back her relay medal she won from an event in the past four years saying that one of...

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