Response to ‘Shaping Future Support’ by Mo Stewart

  “The Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) are immune to the amount of human suffering created since the adoption

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DWP figures suggest tens of thousands of PIP claims could have been decided on ‘unacceptable’ assessment reports

  By John Pring Disability News Service 3rd May 2018   Tens of thousands of disabled people could have had

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Watchdog begins probe into failure of regulators to punish lying PIP assessors

By John Pring Disability News Service 15th February 2018 A watchdog is examining the failure of two healthcare regulators to

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The PIP Files: Senior MP to write to minister over ‘devastating’ revelations

By John Pring Disability News Service 15th February 2018 A senior opposition MP is to write to the minister for

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Benefit assessment report welcomed, but concern over ‘preventable harm’ failings

By John Pring Disability News Service 15th February 2018 Disabled campaigners have welcomed a report by MPs on disability benefit

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Benefit assessment system undermined by culture of mistrust, say MPs

By John Pring Disability News Service 15th February 2018 The disability benefit assessment system is being undermined by a “pervasive

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‘Muddle’ and ‘confusion’ over DWP’s 1.6 million PIP reviews

By John Pring Disability News Service  February 8th 2018 The Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) is causing “muddle” and

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The PIP Files: Nearly one in three Capita assessments were flawed, reports reveal

  By John Pring Disability News Service February 8th 2018 Nearly one in three of the disability benefit assessment reports

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The PIP Files: Data shows multiple complaints made against scores of Atos assessors

  By John Pring Disability News Service February 8th 2018 Scores of healthcare professionals may have been able to continue

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The PIP Files: DWP documents show ‘absolutely shocking’ failure on further evidence

By John Pring Disability News Service February 8th 2018 Outsourcing companies have been failing to request vital evidence from GPs

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DWP promises no-one will lose out in huge review of 1.6 million PIP cases

  John Pring Disability News Service February 1st 2018 The Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) has promised that no

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More than one in eight rejected PIP claims are overturned, DWP figures reveal

  By John Pring Disability News Service 4th Jan 2018 More than one in eight of all decisions to reject

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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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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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Benefit assessors ‘must be held accountable’ for report failings, MPs hear

By John Pring Disability News Service 23rd November 2017 The healthcare professionals who carry out disability benefit assessments on behalf

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Labour conference: Benefit assessment nurses must be held to account, says Abrahams

By John Pring Disability News Service September 28th 2017 Labour’s shadow work and pensions secretary has called for nurses and

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