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Try looking in the monthly archives. December 2017

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Take responsibility, vitamins, and a position for sleep

We should all take responsibility for our own health, and this is something I both advocate and practice.  That’s why I got my GP to refer me to an MS specialist neurologist here in Spain, and why Lisa and I […]

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Assessment disgrace: ‘Fit for work’ man dies before ESA appeal can be heard

Disability benefit assessors have been widely criticised for deciding wrongly that people are ‘fit to work’. The situation is a disgrace, the criticism is well deserved.
There have been a number of examples, but none more tragic than the case of […]

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Treasury minister blames disabled people who work for fall in productivity

Government policies relating to people with disabilities appear to be in even more disarray than usual. Once again, those with disabilities resulting from diseases such as multiple sclerosis, or any other cause, are under attack.
The department for work and pensions’ […]

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New government figures reveal a third of new applicants with MS are refused key disability benefit

One-third of people with MS are turned down when they first apply for Personal Independence Payment (PIP), a key disability benefit, the government has admitted.
The MS Society discovered the facts by questioning the UK government’s Department for Work and Pensions […]

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