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 […]Read More
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 […]
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’ […]
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 […]
A pressure group has warned that the government’s disability benefit assessments are the cause of “terrifying insecurity”. What’s more, it says assessments are driving disabled women to destitution, and even “hastening their deaths”.
The warning was given by WinVisible, a group […]
Documentary ‘The Search for a Miracle Cure’ tells the story of a stem cell therapy being trialled in Israel. British TV station Channel 4 broadcast it on Thursday night.
Mark Lewis (pic: Seddons Solicitors).
The programme followed British solicitor (lawyer) Mark Lewis […]
A new National MS Society (NMSS) prevalence study estimates that nearly 1 million people have multiple sclerosis in the USA. And that’s more than twice as many as previously thought.
The new estimate is that 947,000 people have MS, compared with […]
The MS Society has discovered 3,000-plus people under the age of 65 living in care homes for older people. And that includes younger people with MS.
So, almost one in seven younger adults in UK residential care could be living in […]