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  • Carers Week 2018 - Spring Fair

    • Friday, 1st June 2018

    Tuesday  12th June Tynedale Farmers Market, (Hexham Mart) Hexham 10.15am –4.00pm Refreshments & Lunch provided   Guest speaker, Debra Dodds, Carer Lead from Northumbria Healthcare to open our day and an introduction to gentle movement from Soul Medicine. Therapies, quiz, workshops, crafts, baske...

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  • NHS England launches practical guides to help people with disabilities access GP online services

    • Wednesday, 13th September 2017

    Practical guides to help disabled patients to access GP online services have been published by NHS England today   Aimed at supporting people with sight loss, hearing loss, autism or learning disabilities, a series of new guides have been developed to help patients use GP services online such as boo...

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  • Local response to National Carers Survey

    • Thursday, 7th September 2017

    An informative insight into the experience of carers in Northumberland is now available to read online. The ‘Support for Carers in Northumberland’ report provides analysis of carers’ responses to the National Adult Carers’ Survey 2016. In Northumberland there are almost 36,000 people providing care...

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  • Concessionary Travel Campaign

    • Thursday, 24th August 2017

    Amanda Macdonald was a carer from a young age, caring for a family member with dementia, eplilepsy, diabetes and other conditions.  Having experienced the impact of caring for herself  Amanda has created a petition on campaigning for free/concessionary travel for carers and would apprecia...

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