UNITED KINGDOM NATIONAL

January 22
Is the UK doing enough to make public transport more accessible?
Business MattersBusiness Matters

More than 150,000 people set to get higher disability benefits in massive victory after humiliating Tory U-turn
Mirror

Paralympian calls for mandatory 'changing places' toilets
BBC News

Ministers back down in legal battle over disability benefits
BBC News

Down's syndrome test could lead to more abortions, Church of England warns
The Times

More than 150,000 people set to get higher disability benefits in massive victory after humiliating Tory U-turn
Mirror

People with mental illnesses refused access to insurance cover
The Guardian

Esther McVey makes disability benefits U-turn over payments
The Guardian

Young People With Intellectual Disabilities Take The Limelight… At Last
HuffPost UK

Down's syndrome test could see condition disappear, C of E warns
The Guardian

January 19
Duchess Of Cambridge To Launch Mental Health Support Programme In Schools
Huffington Post

Newton dodges questions on government’s disability record by pulling out of meeting
► Disability News Service

The holes in our mental health law you need to know about
Mental Health Today

Civil servant sparks fresh concerns over ideological basis of jobs strategy
► Disability News Service

DPAC calls national day of action to demand universal credit is scrapped
► Disability News Service

Watchdog orders DWP to publish secret reports on Atos and Capita PIP failings
► Disability News Service

UK LOCAL AND REGIONAL

January 22
Thousands of of disabled people languishing in unsuitable housing
iNews

Policewoman who parked patrol car in a disabled space to buy cakes for pals loses tribunal case
Mirror.co.uk

Anorexic teen wins care apology from Hunt
The Times

Benefits bosses take away Motability car to save £6000 - then offer to pay £14,000 taxi costs
Daily Record

Disabled woman wins compensation after pub bans her assistance dog from sitting with her in carvery
Mirror.co.uk

Max Head Room — more cafés planned by mental health charity
The JC

Mental health trust admits failing student who was stabbed by paranoid schizophrenic
Echo

January 19
Man who 'died for 10 minutes' due to severe heart problems has disability benefit cut to £20 a week
The Independent

British quadriplegic has microchip embedded in his body to give him his independence back
Telegraph.co.uk

Kaysley Smithen: Health trust 'sorry' after son kills mother
BBC News

Mother and baby mental health unit to open in Dartford
BBC News

Model with no bowel denied toilet access in Manchester
BBC News

IRELAND (includes Northern Ireland)

January 22
Local councillors furious at HSE attitude to respite centre for children and adults with intellectual disabilities
Donegal Now

More training needed to help adults with ADHD, says HSE
RTE.ie

Dublin city crossings a danger for visually impaired people
Irish Times

January 19
Molly case shows children with disabilities falling through cracks in system
Irish Times

Belfast Trust agrees £8m settlement over brain damage
BBC News

Mental health apps offer head start on recovery
The Irish Times