On this weeks episode, we talk about the NHS practice of moving covid patients back into care homes from hospitals.


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Tom Shakespeare meets cripchat UK

January 8, 2021

On this episode we meet the academic and broadcaster Tom Shakespeare. We talk about his work in the field of disability in the UK and around the World.


Tom's website can be found at https://farmerofthoughts.co.uk

cripchat 2021

January 1, 2021

In our new year episode we do a look back at the year and a look forward. Happy new year from everybody at cripchat!


get in touch with us at cripchat1@gmail.com

A cripchat Christmas

December 25, 2020

On our Christmas day episode we speak to our friend Rick Burgess. Rick is a disabled activist, sleep enthusiast, artist.


Rick is an affiliate of the ESRC Centre for Society and Mental Health at Kings College London (https://www.kcl.ac.uk/csmh/about) a member of recovery in the bin (https://recoveryinthebin.org) and also a member of Manchester Disabled Peoples Against Cuts (https://www.facebook.com/groups/MDPAC) and staff at Greater Manchester Coalition of Disabled People (https://gmcdp.com)


The War on Woke Culture

December 18, 2020

This week we discussed the Tory party's strategy to go to war on woke culture. We also discussed the weaponisation of paedophilia in relation to the recent Home Office report on grooming gangs.

The Brexit Breakup

December 11, 2020

This week we confront the coming reality of Brexit and discuss some of the implications from human rights to trade tariffs.


December 4, 2020

For the fifth and final part in our series celebrating the week around International Day of Disabled Persons (https://idpwd.org/) Shabaaz Mohammed and Pete Marshall (aka us) chat about the Twitter campaign #BeingDisabledDoesDefineMe

Merry Cripmas!!! Happy International Day of Disabled Persons

December 3, 2020

As it's International Day of Disabled Persons,(https://idpwd.org/) we chat with of one of our favourite people in Manchester and also an integral part of the cripchat team, Katie Seafish.

We also talk about the state of the media and the representation of disabled people within it and also have a look at the Superfest International Disability Film Festival (http://www.superfestfilm.com/)


Remember to make the day empowering and show some love for disabled people and/or yourself.

My Life, Kerry’s Way

December 2, 2020

For the third instalment of our series celebrating International Day of Disabled Persons (https://idpwd.org/) we talked with the blogger and campaigner Kerry Thompson.

We talked about Kerry's blog My Life, Kerry’s Way (https://kerry-thompson.com/) and the campaigns that she is involved in, including the Changing Places campaign for fully accessible toilets (http://www.changing-places.org/) and accessible housing.

We comply with Noncompliant

December 1, 2020

For the second episode in our series celebrating International Day of Disabled Persons (https://idpwd.org/) we chatted with a fellow podcaster all the way from Canada, the host of Noncompliant, (https://noncompliantpodcast.com/) Anne.


Anne is also co-founder of Ontario’s autistic self-advocacy organisation, Autistics for Autistics and Executive Director of the Campaign Against Phony Autism Cures.