Tag Archives: Psychological Support (for Carers)

The State of Caring 2013 (Carers UK)

Summary This report presents the results of a survey of over 3,000 carers across the UK. Many carers struggle without advice or support, and find that caring affects their health, finances and careers adversely. Carers UK proposes five challenges to … Continue reading

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Emotional Impact of Stroke (BBC News / Stroke Association)

Summary A survey of more than 2,700 stroke survivors and their carers in the UK by the Stroke Association has found that many patients and their families / carers experienced emotional suffering. The emotional impact of a stroke is often overlooked and given a lower priority than … Continue reading

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Innovation Health and Wealth (IHW): One Year On (Department of Health)

Summary This report gives an update on the implementation of the NHS Chief Executive’s “Innovation health and wealth: accelerating adoption and diffusion in the NHS” report, published in December 2011, defining the Department of Health’s agenda for delivering innovation throughout the … Continue reading

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Royal British Legion Admiral Nursing Service (Guest Post: Lucy Chamberlain)

Summary The following information has been supplied to promote local awareness of the Admiral Nursing Service. Ben Upton, the local lead nurse, and Lucy Chamberlain can be contacted at: Admiral Nurse Service The Royal British Legion 4th Floor Metropolitan House … Continue reading

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Innovation Health and Wealth: Accelerating Adoption and Diffusion in the NHS (Department of Health)

Summary The report “Innovation health and wealth: accelerating adoption and diffusion in the NHS” defines the Department of Health’s delivery agenda for innovation throughout the NHS. While the NHS is a world leader when it comes to invention, good ideas are not … Continue reading

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