A man with terminal brain cancer is among those being told they are ‘fit for work’ under the government’s work capability assessment programme, new research has discovered.
BAKERS UNION CALLS FOR URGENT ACTION FROM THE SCOTTISH GOVERNMENT TO STOP DAWNFRESH JOB LOSSES The Bakers Food and Allied Workers Union (BFAWU) have called on the Scottish Government to help save 230 permanent and 90 temporary jobs that are under threat due to the proposed closure of the Dawnfresh seafood plant in Uddingston. Workers… Read more »
Waiting times for treatment and appointment availability, particularly in primary care, are the most common reasons for doctors to face abuse from patients, a Medical Defence Union (MDU) survey has found. Two thirds (66%) of the 418 doctors who responded to the survey by the leading not for profit indemnifier said levels of abuse from… Read more »
While the government praises the London 2012 Paralympics and Paralympians for their ‘can do’ attitude, it is busy withdrawing all the support and disability benefits that helped them become sporting heroes in the first place.