Royal College of Nursing: London Inclusion Solution – 10 October 2018

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Date: 10 October 2018
Time: 9:00am – 12:30pm
Location: 5th Floor, 20 Cavendish Square, London W1G 0RN
Cost: Free

The Royal College of Nursing (RCN) invite those working in, or connected to the health and social care sector in London to their first Inclusion Solution gathering.

This event is part of a series of gatherings where the RCN London region, facilitate different thinking and action around leveraging inclusion as a long -term solution to tackling many of the issues facing London health care workforce.

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Department of Health and Social Care policy paper: Think Autism Strategy – Governance Refresh 2018

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The Autism Act (2009) places a duty on the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care to publish a strategy for meeting the needs of autistic adults in England, and to review it from time to time.

In August 2018, the Think Autism Strategy (pdf) itself has not changed, but the implementation activities required to deliver its intended outcomes, and who will do what, have been clarified.

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Public Administration and Constitutional Affairs Committee report: Devolution and Exiting the EU – Reconciling Differences and Building Strong Relationships

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‘Leaving the EU will change the constitutional arrangements of the UK in relation to the devolution settlements’, says a July 2018 report from the Public Administration and Constitutional Affairs Committee.

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EDF Gendering Brexit Blog series: Brexit, Gender Equality and Scotland – Opportunity or Threat?

‘It is noteworthy that whenever further devolution of power has been mooted in Scotland, equality has been high on the agenda.’

This observation by Professor Nicole Busby from the University of Strathclyde is from her guest blog on Brexit and gender equality in Scotland, as part of the EDF Gendering Brexit Blog series.

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House of Commons Library briefing paper: Brexit and Private Pensions

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The Pension and Lifetime Savings Association (PLSA) explains that although UK workplace pension schemes tend to operate on a national basis, they want access to investment opportunities and service providers in the EU.

This is from an August 2018  briefing (pdf) from the House of Commons Library on the potential implications of Brexit for EU pensions

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Friends, Families and Travellers briefing: ‘We Look After Our Own’: Dementia in Gypsy and Traveller Communities

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Of those surveyed, 20% of Gypsies and Travellers said that they would not see a doctor if they or a family member had one or more of the symptoms of dementia.

This is according to the July 2018 briefing (pdf) from the  Friends, Families and Travellers on dementia in Gypsy and Traveller communities.

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