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Full list of NHS trusts identified as care risk - ITV News

Full list of NHS trusts identified as care risk - ITV News | welfare cuts | Scoop.it
Read Full list of NHS trusts identified as care risk latest on ITV News. All the Health news

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Doctors have a duty to help ensure migrants pay for NHS care, say No 10

Doctors have a duty to help ensure migrants pay for NHS care, say No 10 | welfare cuts | Scoop.it
Downing Street says there is an obligation on GPs to ensure the taxpayer gets a good deal from the health service

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Factcheck: Unwell and over here: what's the "true" cost of health tourism? | Full Fact

Factcheck: Unwell and over here: what's the "true" cost of health tourism? | Full Fact | welfare cuts | Scoop.it

Today a report commissioned by the government returned 'health tourism' to the headlines. Is it costing the NHS £2 billion a year?


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The middle class loves the welfare state – but the poor hate it, because they see the devastating impact it has – Telegraph Blogs

The middle class loves the welfare state – but the poor hate it, because they see the devastating impact it has – Telegraph Blogs | welfare cuts | Scoop.it
Comfortably off liberals are always bemused to discover that the working classes and poor do not share their love of the welfare state.
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Editorial: The welfare state enters a new, and riskier, era

Editorial: The welfare state enters a new, and riskier, era | welfare cuts | Scoop.it
In a way, ministers might be annoyed that most of the running, in terms of hostility, has been made by the “bedroom tax”.
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NHS on 'fast track to privatisation' with 400 services already outsourced

NHS on 'fast track to privatisation' with 400 services already outsourced | welfare cuts | Scoop.it
The Mirror last month revealed a third of laid-off NHS managers, some 2,200, have now been re-hired, wasting millions of taxpayers’ cash
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Doctors using NHS in 'abhorrent' way to push private practice, Whitehall boss admits - Telegraph

Doctors using NHS in 'abhorrent' way to push private practice, Whitehall boss admits - Telegraph | welfare cuts | Scoop.it
Doctors are using the NHS to further their own private businesses in an “utterly abhorrent” way, Britain's most senior medic has said.
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Legal aid cuts 'end access to justice - Morning Star

Legal aid cuts 'end access to justice - Morning Star | welfare cuts | Scoop.it

Cuts to legal aid could lead to people "taking the law into their own hands," lawyers have warned.

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NHS At 'Huge Risk' From Reforms, Says Healthcare Chief

NHS At 'Huge Risk' From Reforms, Says Healthcare Chief | welfare cuts | Scoop.it
New head of National Institute for Health and Care Excellence says structural changes to NHS will prove major challenge
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Website that charges £19 for 'tips' on how to milk disabled benefits system

Website that charges £19 for 'tips' on how to milk disabled benefits system | welfare cuts | Scoop.it
The Benefits and Work website, which comes with a 'money back' guarantee if the advice does not work, lists 'seven top daily DLA tips', including how to deal with 'detective doctors'.
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900,000 choose to come off sickness benefit ahead of tests - Telegraph

900,000 choose to come off sickness benefit ahead of tests - Telegraph | welfare cuts | Scoop.it
Nearly 900,000 people who were on incapacity benefit dropped their claim to the payments rather than undergo a tough medical test, latest government figures show.
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Health act means the death of the NHS as we know it

Health act means the death of the NHS as we know it | welfare cuts | Scoop.it
The Health and Social Care Act comes into force on 1 April with serious consequences for the poor, writes London GP Youssef El-Gingihy
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Council cuts: vulnerable people could lose life-transforming social care

Council cuts: vulnerable people could lose life-transforming social care | welfare cuts | Scoop.it
Thousands of people with learning difficulties face losing daycare support if categorised as having moderate needs
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Mental health veterans therapy fear

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Armed forces veterans struggling with mental health issues are being put at risk from a therapy used by a Welsh charity, a BBC investigation has found.


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Chasing imaginary health tourists won’t cure the NHS

Chasing imaginary health tourists won’t cure the NHS | welfare cuts | Scoop.it
According to Jeremy Hunt the biggest challenge facing the NHS isn’t patients dying of neglect in hospital or accident and emergency waiting times spiralling out of control.

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Crisis hospital sets up tent for A&E patients - Telegraph

Crisis hospital sets up tent for A&E patients  - Telegraph | welfare cuts | Scoop.it
A hospital set up a makeshift tent to treat casualty patients amid a deepening crisis in emergency services across the country.
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Editorial: The welfare state enters a new, and riskier, era

Editorial: The welfare state enters a new, and riskier, era | welfare cuts | Scoop.it
In a way, ministers might be annoyed that most of the running, in terms of hostility, has been made by the “bedroom tax”.
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Change To Disability Benefits Appeals Process Could Leave People Penniless

Change To Disability Benefits Appeals Process Could Leave People Penniless | welfare cuts | Scoop.it
A double whammy of a revised appeals process and the abolition of legal aid threatens to deny benefits to vulnerable claimants
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NHS on 'fast track to privatisation' with 400 services already outsourced

NHS on 'fast track to privatisation' with 400 services already outsourced | welfare cuts | Scoop.it
The Mirror last month revealed a third of laid-off NHS managers, some 2,200, have now been re-hired, wasting millions of taxpayers’ cash
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Doctors using NHS in 'abhorrent' way to push private practice, Whitehall boss admits - Telegraph

Doctors using NHS in 'abhorrent' way to push private practice, Whitehall boss admits - Telegraph | welfare cuts | Scoop.it
Doctors are using the NHS to further their own private businesses in an “utterly abhorrent” way, Britain's most senior medic has said.
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Legal aid cuts 'end access to justice - Morning Star

Legal aid cuts 'end access to justice - Morning Star | welfare cuts | Scoop.it

Cuts to legal aid could lead to people "taking the law into their own hands," lawyers have warned.

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Farewell to the NHS, 1948-2013: a dear and trusted friend finally murdered by Tory ideologues

Farewell to the NHS, 1948-2013: a dear and trusted friend finally murdered by Tory ideologues | welfare cuts | Scoop.it
Nothing is more gut-wrenching than watching a close friend dying in front of you. And I mean beyond close: a friend who brought you into the world, helped raise you, and was there whenever you were most desperately in need.
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Website that charges £19 for 'tips' on how to milk disabled benefits system

Website that charges £19 for 'tips' on how to milk disabled benefits system | welfare cuts | Scoop.it
The Benefits and Work website, which comes with a 'money back' guarantee if the advice does not work, lists 'seven top daily DLA tips', including how to deal with 'detective doctors'.
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Pensioner, 92, lives without heating for SIX MONTHS after sheltered housing firm fails to carry out repairs

Pensioner, 92, lives without heating for SIX MONTHS after sheltered housing firm fails to carry out repairs | welfare cuts | Scoop.it
Florence Wood (pictured) from Melton, Suffolk, was has had no central heating in her home since September 2012 after Flagship Housing failed to make repairs.
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Films highlight the human cost of cutting personalised support - Disability in the News | The Fed Online

Films highlight the human cost of cutting personalised support - Disability in the News | The Fed Online | welfare cuts | Scoop.it
People in mental distress are being denied the personalised support they need to stay healthy and out of hospital, according to a mental health arts charity. CoolTan Arts was screening three new films by its members about the personalisation ...
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