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
Please see the following link for your opportunity to comment on the DRAFT mental health joint commissioning strategy.
Man Utd refuse family's request for three sons to sit together at Old Trafford – capacity 75,635 – but say other clubs would welcome them with open arms
The Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) has admitted that 10 of the 49 benefit claimants whose deaths were subject to secret reviews had had their payments sanctioned.
A member of benefits and Work has successfully challenged a claim by Maximus staff that she could not submit an updated ESA50 questionnaire prior to attending a face-to-face assessment.
Almost 5,000 disabled adults have been sexually abused in England in the past two years, figures have shown.
The NHS has been accused of spending more than a year on its latest bid to improve wheelchair services, while producing nothing but two conferences and a series of working groups.
The general election is upon us. In 21st century Britain we like to think we live in an equal and fair society, but equality is hard won. There was a time when women chained themselves to railings for their right to vote, a time when gay people were imprisoned and when signs proclaimed “No blacks, no dogs, no Irish”. All have had to fight for their right to equality. Disabled people are fighting too, but not simply for equality – for their very survival.
Career advisers told me to hide my disability on applications, but being open and turning it into a strength helped me get a graduate job
The Deaf and Hearing Ensemble is a group of D/deaf and hearing artists whose work includes British Sign Language (BSL), spoken English, projection, movement, mime, music and soundscapes. All of our work is accessible for D/deaf, hard of hearing and hearing audiences.
Conservative MP Alistair Burt has been appointed as care and support minister in the reshuffle following the general election. He replaces Norman Lamb, a Lib Dem who had held the position since September 2012. We’ve put together a quick guide to the new man in charge.