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Well done to Norfolk and Waveney Children and Young People’s Health service for receiving Carer Friendly Tick Award

Cambridgeshire Community Services NHS Trust, Norfolk and Waveney Children and Young People’s Health services 0-19 years has once again been awarded our Carer Friendly Tick Award (Health), in recognition of their continued work to identify and support young carers. The service said they were very proud to receive the award for a second year running […]

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Be a part of research and join online information sessions

Are you interested in being a part of research? NIHR Cambridge BRC  has the following free online information sessions and webinar for patients, carers and members of the public. Turning Science into Medicine! (webinar) – Thursday 31 March, 7.30pm to 8.45pm Can gene therapy reverse hereditary blindness? Can a drug used for cancer help heart-attack […]

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Helping more organisations become carer friendly

With three in five of us likely to become a carer – with responsibilities for looking after a family member or friend – at some point in our lives, more and more organisations are understanding the benefits to them of identifying and supporting the carers they have. More than 50 organisations covering employers, education, health […]

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Recognising carer friendly organisations

Four more organisations have had their activities to identify and support carers recognised by the awarding of the Carer Friendly Tick. Milton Surgery (pictured) and Willingham Medical Practice, in Cambridgeshire have both achieved their Carer Friendly Tick – Health. In addition, Age Care Advice who work in Peterborough (Carer Friendly Tick  – Communities) and East […]

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Comments welcome on Healthwatch’s new easy read report on plans for next five years

People who use health and care services in Cambridgeshire and Peterborough are being invited to read the new easy read report and give their comments. The report spells out its big five issues for 2020-2025 which include mental health and making sure everyone has a say when local services change. Please check the report and […]

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