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The Government's War on Welfare Sickens Me

The Government's War on Welfare Sickens Me | Disability Issues | Scoop.it
The attacks on the poor, working poor and disabled under the guise of "Welfare Reform" by the Tory-led Government has caused untold damage to households and families up and down the country.
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New campaign promoting Disabled Students Allowance | Disability Rights UK

New campaign promoting Disabled Students Allowance | Disability Rights UK | Disability Issues | Scoop.it
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October ESA Work Capability Assessment statistics | Disability Rights UK

October ESA Work Capability Assessment statistics | Disability Rights UK | Disability Issues | Scoop.it
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Court of protection 'should be opened up to public and media scrutiny'

Court of protection 'should be opened up to public and media scrutiny' | Disability Issues | Scoop.it
Sir James Munby, new president of the family division, says hearings of the court of protection should be open to the media A controversial, secretive court that makes decisions about the lives of people who lack the physical or mental capacity to...
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Letters: The future of paying for long-term care

Letters: The future of paying for long-term care | Disability Issues | Scoop.it
Time has evidently distorted Robin Wendt's memory (Letters, 17 October) of the 1999 royal commission on long-term care, on which we both sat.
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Sneinton man overdoses after benefits stopped

Sneinton man overdoses after benefits stopped | Disability Issues | Scoop.it
A 47-YEAR-OLD man overdosed on a cocktail of drugs after he had his benefits stopped because he was not given a proper medical assessment by the Department for Work and Pensions, an inquest...
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Liz Sayce speaks at Royal College of Psychiatrists | Disability Rights UK

Liz Sayce speaks at Royal College of Psychiatrists | Disability Rights UK | Disability Issues | Scoop.it
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Care watchdog signals bigger inspection role for ‘experts by experience’

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Care bill: Campaigners ‘make a little history’ with Lords portability victory

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Spending on DLA and PIP will be cut next year, says new disability minister

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Letters: Impact of mental health service cuts

Letters: Impact of mental health service cuts | Disability Issues | Scoop.it
The wider implications should be heeded of the sentencing of a homeless man with paranoid schizophrenia for the stabbing to death of two Big Issue sellers (Report, 16 October).
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NHS faces 'bankruptcy' over ageing population

NHS faces 'bankruptcy' over ageing population | Disability Issues | Scoop.it
The NHS is facing potential "bankruptcy" because it will not be able to cope with Britain's ageing population, warns Labour peer Lord Warner
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The ongoing fight for care | Blog | False Economy

As the cuts bite, people with disabilities face challenges to stay in their own homes.
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