Tag Archives: Disability News Service

Michael O’Sullivan inquest: Chief coroner silent over WCA ‘future deaths’ reports

Reposted from Disability News Service The chief coroner of England and Wales has refused to act after it emerged that only one coroner has written an official report warning that lives could be put at risk by the government’s “fitness … Continue reading

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Michael O’Sullivan inquest: Atos ‘has no idea’ if surgeon is still assessing claimants

Reposted from Disability News Service Government contractor Atos Healthcare claims it has no idea if a former surgeon whose flawed assessment of a disabled man helped trigger his suicide is still testing people with mental health conditions for their eligibility … Continue reading

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FOI – Do or Die!

Freedom of Information Act 2000 I’m getting this Freedom of Information (FOI) request in before the Nazi   Nasty party start charging £600 to make a request; http://voxpoliticalonline.com/2015/09/17/tory-bid-to-put-freedom-of-information-out-of-your-price-range/  Here’s the article, originally published by the excellent John Pring on Disability … Continue reading

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Watchdog backs DWP refusal to release 49 benefit deaths reports

Reposted from Disability News Service BY JOHN PRING ON JULY 17, 2015 The Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) has been told by the information watchdog that it does not need to release secret reviews it carried out into the … Continue reading

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