Health & Equality
Everyone should be entitled to free healthcare, minimal income inequality and a society that addresses the true causes of ill health.
Michael Balkow argues that compassion and respect for the autonomy of those with terminal illnesses requires change in the law to enable assisted suicide.
State Crime by Proxy
In this paper Mo Stewart continues her researchinto the links between the DWP, Atos Healthcare & Unum Insurance.
Should All Doctors be Resuscitators
David Zigmond asks whether there are not costs to setting arbitrary standards for health and safety regardless of context.
Abolishing the NHS Market
In this powerful essay David Zigmond eviscerates the Internal Market which is choking the NHS to death.
When is Change Progress?
David Zigmond describes his final reflections as CQC closes down his GP practice for its refusal to be fully compliant with CQC regulations.
When is Compliance Necessary for Public Safety?
David Zigmond explores how regulation, disconnected from people's real experience and evidence of impact, can undermine valuable social assets.
Stop Unethical Research on Children
Catherine Hale explains why unethical research on children with ME must be stopped and urges you to sign the #stopGet petition.
Dangers of Prescribed Tranquillisers (Benzodiazepines)
Barry Haslam explains the devastating impact that commonly prescribed tranquillisers (Benzodiazepines) have had on his and many other lives.
The Flexibility of Self-Directed Support
Simon Duffy, Pat Stack and Peter Gay report on the outcomes of a one day conference organised by the London Self-Directed Support Forum on the topic of flexibility.
The Solution is in Our Hands
Simon Duffy outlines some of the important elements that need to be considered in order to develop welfare reforms in the spirit of justice.
Real Integration of Health & Social Care
Simon Duffy outlines an alternative path for achieving meaningful integration between heath and social care.
A Troubling Truth
Dr Claudia Gillberg reflects on her own experience of living with the chronic illness, myalgic encephalomyelitis or ME, describing the multiple challenges she and others face.