Office for National Statistics survey: The “Long-term Health Problem or Disability” Question for the 2021 Census

The Office for National Statistics (ONS) is researching the design of the 2021 Census, in relation to long-term health problem or disability question. They have opened a survey for data users.

The survey closes on 3 August 2018.

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British Institute for Human Rights resource: The Difference it Makes – Putting Human Rights at the Heart of Health and Social Care

‘We need to think about prevention not only cure. A human rights approach offers a helping hand; fresh-thinking, a framework for action, and one which places human dignity at the centre of services.’

This message is from Stephen Bowen, Director of The British Institute for Human Rights (BIHR) as they publish a factsheet on human rights and health and social care to mark the 70th year of the NHS and UDHR.

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Everyday Equality: Challenging Discrimination in Welfare Benefits

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Jo Chimes, Everyday Equality project lead, shares her thoughts on our recent conference, Everyday Equality: challenging discrimination in welfare benefits.

During our May 2018 Everyday Equality conference in London, we launched our online handbook, Practical Equality Rights in Welfare Benefits Advice. At the event, we heard many brilliant insights about the challenges and opportunities of using equality rights in welfare benefits advice.

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