Many people believe it would cost the government less to pay disability benefits from the beginning, rather than face appeals. The benefits, Employment and Support Allowance, and Personal Independence Payment, are claimed by people with disabilities. These include those of us with disabilities resulting from diseases such as MS, or other causes. I was one … Continue reading Cut price defences – so government department doesn’t fear appeals
There is no doubt that I prefer social healthcare. That means I support healthcare funded by countries, such as the UK and Spain, rather than needing to buy private health insurance, as in the US. Now, that is not to say either healthcare system provides superior medical care. It is purely about the costs. Neither … Continue reading Health: Debate over best system will continue
Many people with multiple sclerosis await the launch of each new disease modifying therapy (DMT), hoping it will bring some improvement. Meanwhile, a significant number of those in the same situation seem to ignore a new drug and carry on regardless. But why? Well, there are a number of reasons; let’s take a look at a … Continue reading Why are DMTs – Drugs to treat MS – Resisted by so Many?
We may have international cooperation and worldwide this and that, but the fact remains that countries vary drastically from one another in all sorts of ways. Take healthcare as an example, and the costs of treatment. Yes, we have the World Health Organization and there are various health-related initiatives from the United Nations, but that is … Continue reading MS Patients in US and UK Face Very Different Treatment