More than a tenth of UK care workers are being paid less than the national minimum wage of £6.50 an hour, the BBC reported recently. 445 more words
A few years ago my mum and I were sitting in a hospital waiting room, a situation not uncommon for either of us. Chatting as you do to relieve the monotony we began to wonder just how much of our lives we had spent in this situation. 558 more words
A defiant dad took an emotional stand yesterday over the Government’s “bullying” calls for his severely disabled son to prove he cannot work.
Bus driver Fred Hazle, 49, reached the end of his tether so took his blind lad James, 19, to Downing Street to tell David Cameron: “If my son can work, YOU give him a job.” 691 more words
Guest Blogger, Sam Ward, Questions Awareness Campaigns, and Their Effectiveness…
In the interest of breaking the stigma, and taking the advice of Hemingway, I’m going to “write hard and clear about what hurts.” Mental illness hurts.984 more words
Posted below the complete address and responses from Kevin Barron on the state of the NHS. Complete session here http://www.theyworkforyou.com/debates/?id=2015-01-21a.234.1&s=speaker%3A10027#g305.0
Hope Kevin’s mother is fully recovered from her stay in hospital and well and settled at home now. 1,282 more words