Discrimination at DWP?

DWP is responsible for welfare policy in UK and if they are failing to protect their own disabled employees, what hope is there for the rest of us??? I would argue that the Welfare Reform programme is a perfect example of how DWP is failing disable people. Personal Independence Payment (PIP) and Employment and Support…

Give Us This Day Our Daily Bread.

This is not exactly my usual posts but I figured you my friends would find it in your hearts to forgive me for waking you up with my thoughts this small hours. Those of us who celebrate the birth of Christ, I imagine we’ve all been doing similar things over the past couple of days….

Sickle Cell and Welfare Reform

The Sickle Cell community needs to get involved with this debate about the impact of ESA cuts. In my view, it will have a devastating impact on sickle cell sufferers, a group of people who are already struggling to get benefits they are entitled to as things stand. A cut in the rate would most…

Switching from DLA to PIP

If you are getting DLA and its been awarded to you for life or for an indefinite period, bear in mind that DWP intends to have all existing DLAs including life or indefinite awards reassessed. DWP will contact you and ask you to complete a form for reassessment but what DWP will not tell you…

Sickle cell and pain meds

Please read this guys and post your comments on the Sickle Cell Society Facebook page. Have your say and help kill this myth.

You can never put a Price on your Health

I love travelling, annoyingly, I don’t get the chance to do a lot of it. When I do travel however, I hate the idea of buying travel insurance; a very dangerous risk to take but I have done that every single time. Touch wood, I have not had a situation that required a travel insurance…

Personal Independence Payment(PIP)

Am kind of pleased with myself. PIP is not the easiest of benefits to get but am getting good results for my clients and that’s really cool. The thing about it though is that, it is happening for those clients that have gone about the application process exactly as I advised. It is important to…

Sickle Cell and Welfare.

Am sort of new to this blogging thing but I’ll give it my best shot anyway. I want to talk about sickle cell. At least my hope is that I would generate a bit of a debate about the condition. Am also hoping to find people out there, both sickle cell sufferers and medical professionals…

Sickle Cell and Stigma.

For sickle cell sufferers, am pretty sure it is not a laughing matter at all; this issue of stigma. But I can’t help thinking that this problem is what it is because a lot of sufferers of this condition don’t talk openly about it therefore turning this stigma thing into some kind of an acceptable…