Category Archives: Health

The Hidden & Visible Worlds of People Living With Mental Illness

Liz Obert: Dualities looks at the hidden and visible worlds of people living with mental illness For many years, Liz Obert woke up, got dressed, went to work, and acted as if everything was fine. Once she returned home, however, … Continue reading

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Fit-To-Work Benefits Test ‘Unfit For Purpose’

More than 150,000 people have raised serious concerns about fit-for-work tests administered by a private healthcare company on behalf of the Government. Figures obtained exclusively by Sky News show the charity Citizens Advice has been inundated by huge numbers of … Continue reading

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Get Well Soon David Attenborough

Veteran BBC broadcaster Sir David Attenborough underwent successful heart surgery to fit a pacemaker in London today. The 87-year-old, who was forced to cancel a trip to Australia, had been told by his cardiologist “that he is in urgent need … Continue reading

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Judges find DWP ‘fitness for work’ test breaches the Equality Act and is illegal

Originally posted on Vox Political:
Despair: It’s what many people who have mental illness feel when faced with the DWP’s Work Capability Assessment regime. Now there is a light at the end of the tunnel. A judicial review has ruled…

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Your Money or your Life (or, Who Gives Atos?)

High Court rules Work Capability Assessment arguably unlawful. Judicial Review of Work Capability Assessment Granted. Tonight, Monday 30th July, both Channel 4’s Dispatches and BBC’s Panorama explore the controversial methods used in assessing the most vulnerable sick and disabled people’s … Continue reading

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