Health and Care

Carers action plan 2018 to 2020

The Government has published the Carers Action Plan 2018-2020, which sets out a cross-government programme of work to support carers over the next two years. It is structured around the following themes: services and systems that work for carers; employment and financial wellbeing; supporting young carers; […] Read more…

Suicide Bereavement Survey

The University of Manchester, in collaboration with the Support after Suicide Partnership (SASP) – the UK’s hub of suicide bereavement organisations – are conducting a national suicide bereavement study. The aim is to help improve care and support for those bereaved or affected by suicide. […] Read more…

Supporting carer involvement in secure mental health services

NHS England has launched a ‘secure carers toolkit’ that provides information about how carers of people who use adult secure services should be involved, supported and empowered. Carers can make a vital contribution to the commissioning process as experts by experience. Their involvement helps to ensure positive healthcare experiences and can support […] Read more…