Windsor and Maidenhead council ‘left disabled man to sofa-surf’

March 23, 2018 admin 0

A disabled man was left to sleep rough and “sofa-surf” for more than three months because a council did not act quickly enough to find […]

NHS slashes funds for top homeless mental health team

March 13, 2018 admin 0

Fears for rough sleepers as specialist north London unit faces 42% budget reduction NHS bosses are under fire for cutting back a team of doctors […]

Is social media causing childhood depression?

February 12, 2018 admin 0

Rangan Chatterjee is a GP and says he has seen plenty of evidence of the link between mental ill-health in youngsters and their use of […]

Personal Independence payments: All 1.6 million claims to be reviewed

January 29, 2018 admin 0

Every person receiving Personal Independence Payments (PIP) will have their claim reviewed, the Department for Work and Pensions has said. A total of 1.6 million […]

High Court rules Tories’ disability benefit changes ‘blatantly discriminate’ against mental health patients

December 21, 2017 admin 0

Judge rules government regulations to personal independence payment (PIP) breach human rights and ‘cannot not be objectively justified’ The High Court has ruled that government […]

Lack of care for autism patients ‘is costing lives’

December 4, 2017 admin 0

A lack of clear mental health support for people with Autism spectrum conditions is leaving vulnerable people at risk and costing lives, campaigners have warned. […]

Theresa May vows to get one million more disabled people in work

November 30, 2017 admin 3

The Prime Minister has announced plans to get a million more disabled people into work over the next decade. The move will be seen as […]