Monthly Archive: March 2017

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

How is the NHS in England currently funded?

The NHS is funded mainly through general taxation supplemented by National Insurance contributions. While the NHS is generally described as being ‘free at the point of use’, patients have been required to contribute towards the...

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

Help from Home Improvement Agencies

If you are struggling to keep warm in your own home and it’s affecting your health and wellbeing, don’t suffer in silence. Help is available via the Foundations Independent Living Trust (FILT) which delivers grants...

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

Dying from Inequality

Report (2017) by the Samaritans on Socioeconomic disadvantage and suicidal behaviour Living in poverty shouldn’t mean losing your life. Going through difficult times, like losing your job or being in debt, shouldn’t mean not wanting...

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

Benefit Cap inquiry launched

The Work and Pensions Select Committee wants to find out how it affects British households Following on from the reopening of its Universal Credit inquiry, the Work and Pensions Commons Select Committee has announced an...