24 May 2018:
Disabled people face ‘hidden crisis’ in accessible housing
23 May 2018:
Health and Social Care Committee report: The Government’s Green Paper on mental health: failing a generation
17 May 2018:
Feel the beat: deaf fans fight for access to live music
16 May 2018:
Sharp rise under-11s referred for mental health help
16 May 2018:
EHRC appoints eight disabled people to advisory committee
Millions of women across the UK are being denied vital NHS care to help them cope with mental health problems triggered by pregnancy and childbirth, doctors say. A “scandalous” postcode lottery means that pregnant women and new mothers in a quarter of Britain cannot access any specialist support to tackle conditions that can have a devastating effect on their lives.
Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra's Resound ensemble will become the first disability-led group to play the BBC Proms this summer.
Three disabled politicians have begun legal action against the government over its failure to reopen a fund that supported Deaf and disabled people with the extra costs of standing for election as MPs.
Disabled people are being forced to skip meals and sit in cold homes in a climate of benefit and social care cuts, according to new research.
Care guidance authority NICE say people with learning disabilities, who have behaviour that challenges, should be given more support by providers and authorities to live their lives in the community like everyone else.
More than 80% of deaf and disabled music fans have experienced problems when booking tickets to live music events, with one in 10 considering legal action over the difficulty of accessing concerts and festivals.
A treatment for the commonest cause of blindness could be available within five years, scientists believe, after revealing the first two patients given a revolutionary stem cell therapy have regained enough vision to be able to read.
The maximum amount disabled people can claim to help them access employment is set to increase to £57,000 a year.
A dozen Alzheimer’s drugs that can halt, slow or reverse the disease could be available to patients in three years, a report has revealed.
Tip-up benches could be installed in the House of Commons to make it easier for disabled MPs to sit alongside party colleagues, a senior parliamentary official has said.