The mainstream media gives disabled people precious little coverage
As the Prime Minister defends reforms in the health service, morale is at an all-time low. And yet m
How PFI has led to madness
Bright's running commentary from the Whittington
Our political editor files copy from a scruffy North London hospital where he is waiting with his ch
Gordon Brown's $4bn vaccination programme is being resisted in some parts of Africa.
The aim of this blog is to tackle some of the issues, both personal and political, faced by disabled
<strong>Taken from the New Statesman archive, 18 June 1921</strong>
Caleb Saleeby (1878-1940) was
A government with a direct relationship to mental illness should be better able to deal with the one
London’s new Low Emission Zone is the kind of sophisticated, targeted legislation I love.
<strong>Eating: what we eat and why it matters</strong>
Peter Singer and Jim Mason <em>Arrow Books
<strong>You Don't Have to be Famous to have Manic Depression</strong>
Jeremy Thomas and Tony Hughe
A more innovative approach to IT could have prevented the NHS records fiasco
Joe Moran on why we should all take more time out to be bored
<strong>China Syndrome: the true story of the 21st century's first great epidemic</strong>
As our average weight soars, fat is losing its stigma
Freud's Requiem: mourning, memory and the invisible history of a summer walk by Matthew Von Unwert.
Sigmund Freud's cultural identity was central to the man and his work, finds William Cook
The NS guide to the Walter Benjamin's "On Hashish"
On the surface, any connection between the World Cup and men's mental health week is just a quirk of
Rose Fernandez looks after her autistic daughter 24 hours a day. She and six million others save the
A New Statesman round table: Where therapy meets prevention
The left demanded more cash for public services. New Labour provided it. The problem is that only th
Blair says his NHS reforms are bearing fruit - and so they are, for investors in PFI schemes and for
My mother's GP tells her she must fight. Problem is, caring for someone 24/7 generally takes the fig
Our ideas about people who are severely disabled raise tough questions of what it means to be human.