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Plans by three NHS primary care organisations to tighten restrictions on care and support spending for service-users with complex healthcare needs are a “huge concern” and could lead to disabled people being forced into institutions, say campaigners. The trio of clinical commissioning groups (CCGs) in Leicestershire have been consulting on plans that could see service-users
Independent Living Fleur Perry wearing a blue dress

More than 40 NHS primary care organisations – and possibly many more – have quietly introduced policies that could see disabled people with complex healthcare needs shunted into residential or nursing homes against their wishes, new research has revealed. Disabled campaigner Fleur Perry (pictured), who edits the website Disability United, reached the conclusion after