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National Survivor User Network (NSUN) Mental Healthwatch has published an handbook that is designed to help local communities improve mental health together ...

Sections 135 & 136 of the Mental Health Act 1983, gives the police powers to temporarily remove people who appear to be suffering from a mental disorder and who need urgent care to a ‘place of safety’ ...

Bradford People First's campaigns group have done some work to make sure that health professionals stop using words like subnormal and retardation to describe people with a learning disability ...

Thu 20/03/14

Bradford & District Disabled People's Forum are giving a chance for disabled people to raise issues around using taxis including fares with people from Bradford Council on Tuesday 29th April 2014 ...

MPs have said it is unacceptable that disabled and sick people are having to wait six months or more to find out if they are eligible for benefits, in a new report published today ...

The House of Lords Mental Capacity Act Select Committee say vulnerable adults are being failed by the Act designed to protect and empower them. ...

The Care Quality Commission (CQC) would like those who have personally experienced a crisis or supported someone else in crisis, to share their experiences of the help, support and care they received. ...

Bradford Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust are looking for people from various backgrounds to train and take part as PLACE assessors on Wednesday 5th March 2014 and other dates. ...

The British Deaf Association are running a consultation in Bradford on the British Sign Language (BSL) Charter on Wednesday 5th March 2014 at the Bradford Deaf Centre ...

The Strategic Disability Partnership (SDP) and Learning Disability Partnership would like to invite you to 'come and have your say' on the NHS in the Bradford District on Monday 24th February 2014 ...

An exhibition of equipment, resources and services for visually impaired people run by VisionZone on Wednesday 26th February at the Hilton Hotel from 10am till 2:30pm ...

Mental Health Foundation has produced a practical guide with details on what to expect from your appointment and what your GP can do for you. ...

Updated timetable for Personal Independence Payment (PIP) to replace Disability Living Allowance (DLA). ...

Government departments are ordered to stop using higher-rate phone lines as the contact for key services ...

NHS Bradford City, Bradford District and Airedale, Wharfedale and Craven CCGs are calling on patients, the public and staff to join in a discussion about the future of the NHS. ...

GP practices and Chemists open over the Christmas holiday period in Bradford City and Districts Clinical Commissioning Group's (CCGs) ...

Experiences of Back-to-Work Support survey which is asking for experiences of people with illnesses and disabilities of using the Work Programme or Jobcentre Plus for back-to-work support ...

Two reports published by the Spartacus Network and Centre for Welfare Reform say that Work Capability Assessments is causing harm and misery to Britain’s sick and disabled benefit claimants ...

Bradford & District Disabled People's Forum (BDPF) Annual General Meeting from 10:30am till 1pm on Thursday 5th December 2013 in Carlisle Suite 1 at Carlisle Business Centre ...

CQC themed inspection programme looking at the quality of dementia care across the country ...

The Lord Mayor of Bradford's Christmas Market in aid of Lord Mayor’s Appeal, which is this year supporting Bradford Disability Sport & Leisure on Friday 22nd November 2013 ...

Information about how to apply for Bradford District Carers' Grants for 2013-14 ...

Residents can quiz the senior politicians who run Bradford Council at two Executive 'Question Time-style' events, facing the public will be the Labour team that forms Bradford Council’s Executive. ...

Self Care Week 2013 will take place from Monday 18th – Sunday 24th November, in Bradford District the focus will be on Depression & Anxiety, Dementia, Asthma & COPD and Heart Disease ...

Disabled People are being denied good quality care and support by receiving only 15 minute care visits ...

Government amendment to give service users and carers the right to independent advocacy through Care Bill ...

A new report from the charity Rethink Mental Illness has found around a third of these deaths are among people with mental health problems. ...

We have issued a press release urging Bradford Council to reject the recommendations to changes the Fair Access to Care Services (FACS) threshold from moderate to substantial. ...

Sun 15/09/13

Who Benefits? is a campaign to give a voice to the millions who have been supported by benefits at some point in their lives ...

Bradford MP joined disability groups to urge Leader of Council to stop disastrous care cuts to thousands in Bradford ...