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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 change.org campaigning for free/concessionary travel for carers and would apprecia...

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  • Northumberland Vanguard Online Survey

    • Monday, 21st August 2017

    Dear colleague/partner,  Joining up care in Northumberland As you may recall, Northumberland was awarded ‘vanguard’ status by NHS England in 2015, after being chosen as one of eight areas across the country to take a national lead on transforming care for patients.  As part of the national NHS Fi...

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  • How to live with being challenged

    • Thursday, 10th August 2017

    Who is it for? Parents and family carers who love and care for an adult (18+) with a learning disability, who sometimes find themselves feeling stressed. What is it? A taster workshop leading to a course (4 further sessions). It’s free and is being delivered as part of a NHS research pr...

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  • Inclusion North Research

    • Tuesday, 25th July 2017

    Research area: Northumberland Topic: Housing, employment, benefits, primary health services, social and leisure opportunities… What information, advice and support can you get in relation to these if you are 16yrs+, on the autistic spectrum but not eligible for support under the requirements of the...

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