USE OF STRONG PAINKILLERS DOUBLES

Prescriptions of strong painkillers in England has doubled over the past 15 years increasing fears of addiction. One in Twenty people were prescribed opioid painkillers,...

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...

A MILLION PATIENTS PUT IN HOSPITAL

The Health Secretary, Jeremy Hunt, has said that doctors were making too many prescribing mistakes, and urged the NHS to realise that the wrong...

WHO PAYS THE £400m?

TV'S new Doctor Who, Actress Jodie Whittacker, is urging Theresa May to stop demands that charities should pay £400million in back pay. The sum...

85% DROP IN HOMES FOR OLDER AND DISABLED PEOPLE

A survey of 69 Housing Associations that combined deliver a third of supported and sheltered homes in England has found plans to build new...

NURSES – HOPE FOR WAGES

Signals coming from Downing Street seem to suggest a re-think on some public sector wage increases. It would appear that Theresa May recognises the...

NEW LAWS FOR MOBILITY SCOOTERS?

An incident, a couple of weeks ago, has seen experts urge Ministers to change the law with regard to mobility scooters. A young lad,...

£39 MILLION TO STOP YOUR ESA!

An enquiry by The Independent has found that the Department of Work and Pensions has spent £39 million in an attempt to stop disabled...

FRESHERS HAVE MENTAL HEALTH WORRIES

The number of first year students with mental health issues has risen almost fivefold during the past decade as more young women seek help...

MORE DISABLED PEOPLE LEAVING WORK – THAN STARTING

The Government's pledge to get one million more disabled people into work has been faltering! Their policy has been called into question following figures...

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