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Bad news for Luke Davey and low millions of other carees : http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-oxfordshire-41122234 A disabled man who took his legal fight over cuts to his care to the Court of Appeal has had his case dismissed. Luke Davey, 41, challenged a ruling upholding Oxfordshire County Counc...
More on this story from the International Business Times : http://www.ibtimes.co.uk/american-man-ordered-leave-uk-despite-being-carer-disabled-british-wife-1637508 According to The Independent, Sandra was born in the UK and lived and worked in the country until 2002, when she traveled to the US and ...
A little more from the Yorkie Post : http://www.yorkshirepost.co.uk/news/nine-in-10-mps-believe-social-care-system-is-not-fit-for-purpose-survey-reveals-1-8729276 “This poll is entirely consistent with the report we did at the end of the last Parliament, which called for a fundamental review of not ...
An interesting one from today's Independent : http://www.independent.co.uk/news/uk/home-news/american-man-deportation-ordered-leave-uk-despite-disabled-wife-care-a7921766.html American man living in UK to care for disabled British wife ordered to leave country. 'It feels like we’re being divorced wi...
More on this one from today's Guardian : https://www.theguardian.com/society/2017/aug/31/un-panel-criticises-uk-failure-to-uphold-disabled-peoples-rights UN panel criticises UK failure to uphold disabled people's rights. Charities say report is grim reality check and Labour says it highlights how di...
In line with the real grass roots effects of PFI on the NHS budgets , the Guardian has more : https://www.theguardian.com/society/2017/aug/30/nhs-cost-cutting-drive-to-reduce-hospital-referrals-revealed Secret NHS cost-cutting drive to reduce hospital referrals revealed Health trusts told to review ...
Slightly more , this time from the Civil Society web site : https://www.civilsociety.co.uk/news/charities-call-on-new-minister-to-revise-burdensome-lobbying-act.html Interesting ..... named signatories to the Letter : Signatories to the letter include Greenpeace UK, NCVO, Acevo, the Charities Aid Fo...
PIP ? Not good news for MS sufferers ! http://www.independent.co.uk/news/uk/home-news/more-than-6m-a-year-taken-away-from-ms-sufferers-since-introduction-of-pip-figures-show-a7920206.html People with MS lose more than £6m of benefits a year after PIP is introduced, show figures A third of MS suffere...
Don't we all " Love " surveys in Carerland .... ? This one's slight different as 101 mps were asked : http://www.independent.co.uk/news/uk/politics/social-care-not-fit-purpose-mps-elderly-pensioners-ageing-population-survey-a7919796.html Social care system 'not fit for purpose', say nine out of 10 M...
Frances Ryan in today's Guardian .... an apocalyptic view of sorts for many : https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2017/aug/31/universal-credit-broken-expanding-conservatives-welfare-reform A taster : When welfare secretary David Gauke said this week that universal credit is “transforming lives...