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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 b...

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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 car...

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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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