Monthly Archive: June 2015

Focus on Disability - For Disabled People, the Elderly and their Carers in the UK

Extra 5,000 GPs – A Tory pipedream?

Tory health chief Jeremy Hunt has been accused of backtracking on his pre-election pledge to recruit 5,000 GPs by 2020. He made the vow in the run-up to May 7 but last week stated the...

Focus on Disability - For Disabled People, the Elderly and their Carers in the UK

Doctors scorn reality TV – ‘The Undateables’

Jenny Cockerel – writes in The Star – Doctors have accused reality TV programme The Undateables of exploiting people with disabilities for entertainment. Dr Rachel Pickering claimed the Channel 4 show, which follows people who...

Focus on Disability - For Disabled People, the Elderly and their Carers in the UK

New curbs on migrants will fuel nursing shortage

Emily Dugan reports in The Independent today – Stringent new immigration rules will fuel a critical shortage of nurses in Britain, “cause chaos” in hospitals and cost the NHS millions, according to the Royal College...

Focus on Disability - For Disabled People, the Elderly and their Carers in the UK

Golden hellos and bonuses to lure GPs

Charlie Cooper in The Independent highlights the disgraceful state of affairs where medics will have money thrown at them to try to rectify a problem that should never have arisen – medics may be quids...

Focus on Disability - For Disabled People, the Elderly and their Carers in the UK

Tinnitus, Hearing Loss and What You Can Do

Tinnitus is the term given to a condition where a person can hear a sound inside their head or ears which does not originate from an external source. Sometimes the sound can be constant, for...