Minister fails to back measures to protect claimants from dishonest assessors

By John Pring Disability News service December 21st 2017 The minister for disabled people has refused to approve two key

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Regulators face possible action over failure to discipline lying PIP assessors

By John Pring Disability News Service December 21st 2017 The body that oversees the UK’s health and care regulators is

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Murdered disabled refugee ‘was repeatedly failed by council and police’

  By John Pring Disability News Service December 21st 2017 A disabled refugee who was murdered after years of racist

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Expert chosen by DWP appears to suggest scrapping ‘fitness for work’ test

By John Pring Disability News Service December 21st 2017 The occupational health expert chosen by the government to review its

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Fury over MPs’ refusal to quiz minister on ‘staggering’ WCA suicide figures

By John Pring Disability News Service December 21st 2017   “Furious” disabled campaigners have attacked MPs on a Commons committee

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PIP & ESA Benefit Exemptions from Face to Face Assessments

  Benefit assessments – exemption to protect vulnerable patients There is a great deal of evidence about the profound distress

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Shocking’ NHS stats show nearly half ESA claimants have attempted suicide

By John Pring Disability News Service November 30th 2017 “Shocking” NHS statistics have revealed that almost half of the people

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