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Carers – join the call for the Government to publish a support plan for unpaid carers

With Carers Week on the way from 6 – 12 June, Carers UK and six other UK national charities (Age UK, Carers Trust, MND Association, Rethink Mental Illness, Oxfam GB and The Lewy Body Society), are calling for the UK Government to publish a recovery and respite plan for unpaid carers. They want this to […]

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Important opportunities to give your views

At Caring Together we work to ensure the existing rights of carers are recognised and acted on, and to bring carers rights and support in line with the realities of carers needs. There are currently three important consultations underway: – The Children’s Commissioner for England’s Family Review – The House of Lords Adult Social Care […]

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Have you visited Addenbrookes Hospital A&E in the last 12 months?

Have you visited Addenbrookes Hospital urgent and emergency care services (including A&E and same day emergency care clinics) in the last 12 months? If you have, Healthwatch Cambridgeshire, your local independent health and care champion, would like to hear about your experiences, the good and not so good. Your feedback will help the hospital provide […]

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State of caring 2021 – give your views and experiences

Carers UK have launched their State of Caring survey 2021 and are inviting everyone looking after a family member or friend to take part. The survey is the UK’s most comprehensive research into the lives and experience of carers and many professionals who work with carers find the results provide a useful evidence base for […]

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Give your views on the quality of care

The regulator for NHS and care services in England – the Care Quality Commission (CQC) – have asked that people share their experiences of using the NHS and care services. They want to hear from people with disabilities and their carers and Disability Peterborough are encouraging people to give their views. This may include, but […]

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Consultation on making coronavirus vaccinations mandatory for care staff

Do you care for someone who lives in a care home for older adults? Carers Trust – a national charity we are a network partner of – is asking for your help to shape their response to some government proposals on making the coronavirus vaccine mandatory for staff who work in older adult care homes, other […]

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Arthur Rank Hospice – Asian community engagement survey

Arthur Rank Hospice Charity are consulting to understand the needs, and preferences, for palliative, end-of-life care, and support of the Asian community in Cambridgeshire. They are working to inform their future activities and put the findings into practice to improve their outreach and access to services. Their aim is to provide services equally for everyone. […]

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