Are mental health services getting better?

The Government says yes but many others say no. With one source saying that 'mental health is as much a priority in Westminster as...

Mental health boss horrified by bbc’s panorama

John Lawlor, the chief executive of Northumberland, Tyne and Wear NHS Foundation Trust, has called on the BBC to apologise for 'stigmatising' people on...

Triple amputee soldier sets sail around the world

Craig Wood, 26, was 18 when he was caught in a Taliban bomb blast on foot patrol with 2nd Battalion, The Rifles. He lost both...

Robotic exosuit will help stroke victims

Stroke patients who have difficulty walking may soon benefit from an invention developed in the United States. A team of researchers has created a...

Need a wheelchair? then pay for it yourself

There has been a fourfold increase in the number of people forced to use a crowdfunding site to buy their wheelchair. Kelly Palmer, 38, says, "I...

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...

Mencap says it will face crisis if forced to pay minimum wage

Charites and some Care Organisations could be facing a collective Bill of over£400 million if Minimum Wage back payments are enforced. The problem stems from...

Dementia: one in three cases go un-diagnosed

Doctors are failing to detect dementia in hundreds of thousands of patients, a major study has found. It suggests a third of those affected by...

I’ll get one million claimants off disability benefit and into work

Ian in Duncan Smith says he will get one million claimants off disability benefit and into work. In his first major speech since the...

The new £10 note – raised dots help the visually impaired

When the new £10 note is issued on 14 September 2017 the public will be able to feel the the features which will help...

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