Posts Tagged ‘wca’

Is ATOS are getting away with under performance?

Ministers have been urged to overhaul the government’s contract with the private firm Atos Healthcare, which carries out medical assessments […]

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Impose sanctions on ATOS

Citizens Advice has renewed its call for the government to impose financial penalties on Atos for every inaccurate work capability […]

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High Court rules for Judicial review on Work Capability Assessment

High Court rules for Judicial review on Work Capability Assessment

Yesterday the High Court granted permission to two disabled people to bring a claim for judicial review against the Secretary […]

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GPs vote against the Work Capability Assessment

GPs vote against the Work Capability Assessment

GPs have voted unanimously in favour of scrapping the work capability assessment (WCA). At the annual GPs’ conference in Liverpool, […]

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New Appointment to Work Capability Group

New Appointment to Work Capability Group

Simon Gillespie, chief executive of the MS Society, has been appointed to the independent scrutiny group overseeing improvements to the […]

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WCA: unconditional support cases increase

WCA: unconditional support cases increase

New figures show the proportion of disabled people found eligible for unconditional support under the ​fitness for work regime is […]

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The new Work Capability Assessment is excluding people unable to work from benefits

The new Work Capability Assessment is excluding people unable to work from benefits

The new Work Capability Assessment excludes people from benefits The Citizens Advice Bureau is facing greater demands from those who are about to lose their sickness benefits. The Bureau […]

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CEO of Mind, Paul Farmer stands down from WCA panel

CEO of Mind, Paul Farmer stands down from WCA panel

Paul Farmer, Chief Exeutive of the mental health charity Mind has quit his position as the charity representative on a […]

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Man dies after Work Capability Assessment declares him fit for work

Man dies after Work Capability Assessment declares him fit for work The Derbyshire Times is reporting…that there are calls for […]

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The Times & Telegraph report of a backlog in the benefits system

The Times report on benefit back logs

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