Date: 10 October 2018
Time: 9:00am – 12:30pm
Location: 5th Floor, 20 Cavendish Square, London W1G 0RN
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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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.
Continue reading “Department of Health and Social Care policy paper: Think Autism Strategy – Governance Refresh 2018”
Child Poverty Action Group (CPAG) is recruiting a Justice First Fellow / Trainee Solicitor on a full-time basis, in London. The closing date for applications is 17 September 2018.
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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.
Continue reading “Public Administration and Constitutional Affairs Committee report: Devolution and Exiting the EU – Reconciling Differences and Building Strong Relationships”
The Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sports have published the results from their Community Life Survey 2017-18 (pdf), in July 2018. This survey is a key evidence source on social cohesion, community engagement and social action, in England.
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‘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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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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‘Relative child poverty may have risen to its highest rate in at least 15 years, despite high levels of employment’ says the annual Living Standards Audit (pdf) from the Resolution Foundation, in July 2018.
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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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