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...

THE EXTRA COSTS OF BEING DISABLED

Being disabled usually means paying more for day-to-day living. Scope thinks this could be as much as £570 per month extra. For instance here are...

FAMILIES SIDELINED BY LAW ON OVER 18s WITH LEARNING DIFFICULTIES

Parents of children with autism or all other types of learning difficulties want to use a test case to challenge a law that sidelines...

FAMILIES SIDELINED BY LAW ON OVER-18s WITH LEARNING DISABILITIES

Parents with children with autism and other forms of learning difficulties are going to use a test case to challenge the law. This is...

FIRST CELEBRITY QUITS OXFAM

Minnie Driver has become the first celebrity to quit OXFAM in the wake of the sexual misconduct claims. The 48 year old actress , who...

PETITION TO END PRESCRIPTION CHARGES FOR LONG TERM CONDITIONS

A Petition has been launched to end prescription charges for people with long-term conditions. England is the only part of the UK that charges...

HARVEY’S LAW!

Yesterday, at 2.30pm, in the Wilson Room at the House of Commons, Katie Price began to give her views about making 'Online Abuse' a...

ARE HOSPITAL PARKING CHARGES A TAX ON THE SICK?

Are Hospital parking charges a tax on the sick? It seems some MPs feel they are. Patients, visitors and staff paid £174 million in...

CHARITIES WARN OF CRISIS FOR VULNERABLE PEOPLE: AN OPEN LETTER

An open letter from Chris Askew (Diabetes UK) and Caroline Abrahams (AGE UK) "In England alone, at least 15 million people of all ages regularly...

1.6 MILLION PIP CLAIMS TO BE REVIEWED

In an about turn Ministers have decided to review 1.6 million disability benefit claims after dropping their challenge to a High Court ruling. Esther McVey...

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