The UN Committee on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities examined the UK government’s progress in fulfilling its commitments to the UN convention on disabled people’s rights . Its highly critical report concludes the UK has not done enough to ensure the convention is reflected in UK law and policy. It highlights how severe cuts to health …
How are women represented in public life, the professions and the boardroom?
The House of Commons Library published a July 2017 briefing paper (pdf) which aims to answer the question by providing key trends and statistics.
Launched in September 2014 by the Institute of Health Equity, the Marmot Indicators 2014 were developed in collaboration with Public Health England.
The International Journal of Human Rights in Healthcare is calling for papers on ‘Negotiating Belief in Health and Social Care’ (deadline 15 September 2017) and ‘Health inequalities and migrants: Accessing healthcare as a global human right’ (deadline 8 January 2018).
There’s no evidence that social housing allocation favours migrants, says an August 2017 briefing from the Parliamentary Office of Science and Technology (POST).
The Scottish Government has published a July 2017 consultation paper asking for views on how public authorities can meet the requirements of the new socio-economic duty.
It is time to look again at Personal Independence Payment (PIP), finds a July 2017 report by the National AIDS Trust.
Living with a disability or long-term condition like HIV increases the risk of financial exclusion and can have a significant impact on finances, finds a July 2017 report by the National AIDS Trust.
In a June 2017 position paper, Just Fair and Doctors of the World identify data-sharing between NHS and the Home Office as a threat to patients’ human rights.
The Department of Health and Care Quality Commission have published information on the Quality Matters initiative. This initiative, launched in July 2017, aims to improve adult social care.