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liane gomersall Jan 11
"The Government’s own figures suggest that ten people a day have died while waiting for PIP in the six months since the DWP announced a review." Marie Curie and MND Association call for the government to terminal illness rule
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liane gomersall Jan 11
"Six months on, we are no further forward and people are still dying without the financial support they need and are entitled to. We need the Government to act on its promise now."
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Rowena Davison Jan 11
Many dying people face long delays or miss out entirely on the benefits they need. , as my MP please tweet your support for quick and easy benefits access for all dying people. Full info:
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Claudia Tanner Jul 22
Shocking story about Christine McCluskey whose benefits were axed for the last 4 months of her life. Her daughter is supporting 's campaign. In Parliament today will appeal for a law change to the benefits system
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Jackie Fenemore RN, BSc,MSc Jan 26
This is such an important issue Terminally ill campaigners urge government to scrap 'disgraceful' benefits rules
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Jay Beecher Jan 11
Quite right. People having to face one of the grimmest realities - often in great pain - should never have to worry about paying bills or going hungry. - something easy to change, & a move that would be VERY popular with the public.
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My Name'5 Doddie Foundation Sep 11
It’s 14 months since the UK Govt promised to review how the benefits system supports people who are terminally ill. you need to publish the findings! I’m lucky, I’m still here, but 2,500 people with have since died. We need⬇️
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Sally Light Jan 24
The Government must prioritise the benefits review for terminally ill people and . Please join me and invite your MP to the meeting in
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Carers NI Jul 29
We're delighted to add our voice to this campaign. 📢
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liane gomersall Jan 11
"Many dying people have to spend time wading through red tape to get the benefits they need...form filling, attending interviews with benefits advisors and even going to coaching sessions to get them back to work." via .
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Jamie Stone MP Jan 24
The Gov promised to review benefits for those with terminal illnesses but in response to a question the Minister could not tell me what had actually been done by . That's why I am supporting campaign to Read more here 👇
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APPG for Terminal Illness #Scrap6Months Jul 6
Thank you for raising this motion. It's been one year since we published our report on the legal definition of terminal illness and we're still waiting for a review.
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Richard Meade Feb 18
An interview I have given to Health & Care Scotland about the possibility of a two-tier benefits system in Scotland for those with a terminal illness. We need the to for all reserved benefits for a fair system for everyone in the UK.
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Chris McDermott Feb 26
Became aware of a shocking case of refusal of PIP for an individual facing MND. The basis of the refusal demonstrates a complete lack of awareness of . Cold hard medical facts of the case given and yet have been ignored as has the supportive local MP.
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Dr David Nicholl.👉WearAMaskWashYourHands🔶 Nov 19
I’ve pledged to help to ensure everyone with a terminal illness can access welfare benefits quickly and sensitively. Too many people die waiting for the support they need
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Caroline Lucas Dec 9
I support the campaign by to end the rule denying terminally ill people access to benefits unless they can prove they have only 6 months to live Everyone with a terminal illness should have access to free personal care, regardless of age or finances
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WSLobbyistNI Jul 29
We have signed this letter from in support scrapping the cruel six month rule which determines eligibility for fast-track welfare support for terminally ill people.
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MNDA East Surrey Jul 20
. Please support Private Member's Bill to end injustice of terminally ill people FIGHTING for benefits when they should be spending time with loved ones.
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Meredith Niles Jul 11
“People should not have to wait until a clinician thinks they only have 6 months left to live. Every day 10 people die waiting for the benefits they need.” - ⁦⁩ CEO ⁦⁩ on our campaign to benefits rule
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MNDA South London Branch Sep 2
Inducting new volunteers yesterday and explaining the campaign AGAIN was frustrating and sad. New volunteers shocked that terminally ill people are being treated this way. Stop saying you’ll get around to it and get on with it
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