UK Health Newswire Archive
15 people joined a demonstration in Birmingham on Friday as a part of a national day of action against ATOS, called by Benefit Claimants Fight Back, and supported by a host of disability and welfare campaign and support groups.
In Birmingham, DPAC, Birmingham Against the Cuts, Right to Work and Enable joined together for a lunchtime demonstration outside the building that ATOS use for the Work Capability Assessments (WCAs).
30-09-2011 09:16A new novel by a British Veteran talks about his experiences with life after war.
28-09-2011 19:16Over 100 groups and individuals have signed a letter to the British Medical Association (BMJ) and the Royal College of Nursing (RCN) urging them to stop giving disability deniers Atos credibility by advertising their vacancies and allowing them to attend their events.
28-09-2011 14:21Scope a National charity plan to shut down a smaller charity DIAL UK and make the DIAL UK staff redundant following a recent merger. This will impact on Disabled People's Advice Services.
28-09-2011 11:29This Thursday (29) sees the 150th anniversary of the birth of Carl Duisberg, who was chief executive of Bayer AG for many years and intellectual father of IG Farben. The chemist carried significant responsibility for the global rise of the company.
... the former Bayer chief executive / Responsible for use of poison gas and forced labour / Coalition demands renaming of streets and removal of honorary citizenship
23-09-2011 15:21Protest against the government's plans to sell off ALL our public services. Meet outside Westminster tube station (opposite Big Ben) in London at 1pm this Saturday 24 September. (Ring Cat Hobbs for more information or to join the protest 07817 885 131.)
Featuring: 80 stalls, 20 talks/workshops, 5 cookery demos, all vegan bar, live entertainment all day, free food samples galore, press-up competition, Vegan Society Awards presentation, Best Vegan Cupcake Competition, after party till midnight and so much more...!!
All welcome, admission is just £1 (under 16's free).
13-09-2011 11:55The national campaign against fees and cuts is organising convergence (and crash) space for anti-Lib Dem conference action which has already been reclaimed. The Birmingham Social Centre is ready to be a base for the start of another autumn of anti-austerity direct action by students and workers.
12-09-2011 07:20A product is being sold by Fred and Friends mocking people with OCD. Among other places, its on sale in UK department store Selfridges.
misfortune to experience psychological repression. whilst fearing for his life and liberty
Andre moved to Tromsø (north of Norway) in August 2010. Since then, he has
been almost totally socially isolated.
Andre has a long history of bad treatment and social exclusion. These
issues go back to his childhood days where he experienced sexual abuse
which was not considered execrable by his surrounding environment.
08-09-2011 16:29Professor Harrington- WCA/ATOS says Test will continue regardless while he refuses to comment whilst 'reviewing'....
How many more have to suffer and/or die before this iniquitous 'Test' is dropped and ' silent' Harrington forced to resign in disgrace..????
We aren't going anywhere!