Health service ombudsman partially upholds Linda Cooksey’s complaint over case of her late brother Tim Salter.
Citizens Advice is calling on the government to ensure better support for sick and disabled people to stay in work or find a job.
Critics say plans for London clinic come dangerously close to government proposal to give psychological treatments to the unemployed.
Scheme to develop role of care practitioners and address shortages is scrapped along with projects designed to boost opportunities for women.
Between December 2012 and February 2014, a total of 4,060 audio-recorded face-to-face Work Capability Assessments (WCA) were requested.
ONS figures show a 151% rise in 'excess winter deaths' in England and Wales in 2014/15, which represents the biggest yearly increase since 1999/00.
78 NHS workers were shut out by their employer on June 26, in a move described by Unite as a blatant attempt to 'starve' the workers into accepting inferior contract terms.
National Health Action Party have welcomed a pledge from the Labour leader to 'renationalise' the NHS, but warn there may be little left to be renationalised.
The case of a 50-year old man who took his own life after his disability benefits were axed has been described by a coroner's inquest as "truly tragic".
A Freedom of Information Request reveals how three quarters of councils in England are providing just 15 minutes of care for vulnerable people.
Health secretary tells MPs only people with urgent health problems should be expected to be seen within that period.
220,000 fewer meals were delivered to pensioners and vulnerable adults over the last five years, says Labour.
A future Conservative government would merge National Insurance with Income Tax, in a move designed to simplify the UK's taxation system
Labour's Shadow Health Secretary Andy Burnham MP has written to Nigel Farage over mounting evidence that UKIP seek to privatise the NHS.
Weekend death rate problem, used by Jeremy Hunt to justify imposing new doctors’ contract, ‘does not exist’.
The UK is heading towards the bottom of the OECD league table for spending on adult social care, a leading think tank has warned.
Unite has branded Northampton General Hospital’s banning of 78 biomedical scientists from the workplace a ‘disgraceful abuse of power’ and has vowed to do what it takes to settle the dispute.
Unison says an expected £2.4 billion 'surplus' in business taxes should be used to help ease the adult social care crisis in England.