Probe finds NHS waiting list for help with conditions such as PTSD is up to 11 times longer than recommended
Getty A man talking with therapist in therapyPeople seeking counselling for conditions such as depression are facing unacceptably long waits Patients wait up to four years for NHS counselling on mental health issues – despite rules saying they should be seen in weeks. A Sunday Mirror probe found the current waiting list for “talking […]
Charlie Walduck from Manchester weighed a whopping 50 stone but slimmed down
By: Nicola Fifield Obese: Charlie Walduck at his heaviest Charlie Walduck weighed 50 stone at his heaviest – before losing more than 35 stone in two years. The 47-year-old from Manchester, who has since put back on a few stone, said: “Regardless of whether someone is obese, an alcoholic or a drug user – if they […]
Sick and disabled claimants are experiencing severe distress and some are even close to suicide due to botched disability benefit reform, an insider has revealed.
Personal Independence Payments (PIP) are replacing Disability Living Allowance (DLA) for Britain’s sick and disabled, but the assessment process which should take no longer than 26 weeks is sometimes taking twice as long.