16 May 2019:
What is Mental Health Awareness Week? Why 2019’s theme is body image, and how to get involved
9 May 2019:
Call for poor and disabled to be given NHS fitness trackers
8 May 2019:
Nursing body failed to deal fairly with PIP assessment complaints, says regulator
2 May 2019:
Half of sick or disabled people on low incomes experienced food insecurity in 2016, study shows
1 May 2019:
Most GPs ill-equipped to diagnose one of the deadliest cancers
Prostate cancer rates and deaths plummeted or became stable in 44 countries between 1980 and 2012, thanks to better screening, according to a new study.
Disabled stand-up comic and actor Jack Carroll has blamed the government for creating a “hostile environment” that led to him being treated with “derision and suspicion” during a routine disability benefit assessment.
There has been a reduction in the number of people diagnosed with type 2 diabetes, according to charity Diabetes UK.
After fiercely challenging Ted Hughes’s description of deaf children as “alert and simple” in a poem in his first collection, the deaf spoken-word poet Raymond Antrobus has won the Ted Hughes award for poetry.
A student with a degenerative eye condition has said more should be done to improve awareness around mental health issues affecting the blind.
One of Britain’s greatest Paralympians has told a parliamentary meeting to beware of claims that London 2012 “changed the world” for disabled people.
Chronically ill and disabled people are being left for months without benefits because officials are sending “misleading” letters to their GPs saying they no longer need to supply medical evidence on behalf of patients who are declared fit for work.
The Driver and Vehicle Licensing Agency (DVLA) has reversed its decision to force people with autism to disclose their diagnosis, even if it does not affect their driving.
Prof Stephen Hawking has been honoured on a new 50p coin inspired by his pioneering work on black holes.
The US drugs regulator has approved the sale of a new nasal spray to treat depression.