Posts Tagged ‘ Health ’

Citizens Advice Cymru report: ‘Work and health in Wales’

February 22, 2017
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Citizens Advice Cymru published a report, 'Work and health in Wales', in February 2017. The report says that people of working age with disabilities or long term health conditions are also much less likely to be in work than those without disabilities or health conditions.
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EDF and Government response – NHS charging proposals

February 17, 2017
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Responses to a consultation on proposals to further extend charging for overseas visitors and migrants who use the NHS; including the Royal College of Nursing, the TUC, and the Race Equality Foundation. The Government responded in February 2017.
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Summary of Age UK’s Index of Wellbeing in Later Life

February 13, 2017
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Age UK published a summary of their index of wellbeing in later life in February 2017. The report identified a wellbeing gap across health, engagement, education and resources for those aged 60+.
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Lenehan Review into Care of Children with Learning Disabilities

January 30, 2017
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Dame Christine Lenehan published a review into what practical action could be taken to co-ordinate care, support and treatment for children and young people with complex needs in January 2017.
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NCEDPOD report – Treat as One, bridging the gap between mental and physical healthcare in general hospitals

January 27, 2017
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The National Confidential Enquiry into Patient Outcome and Death (NCEPOD) published their report into bridging the gap between mental and physical healthcare in general hospitals in January 2017. This report explored the quality of care received by patients presenting with co-existing mental and physical health conditions.
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The Prince’s Trust Macquarie Youth Index for 2017

January 25, 2017

The Prince's Trust published their Macquarie Youth Index in January 2017; reporting that young people's happiness and wellbeing were at their lowest levels since the study was first commissioned in 2009.
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Department of Health report – Preventing suicide in England

January 11, 2017
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The Department of Health published their third progress report of the suicide prevention strategy in England in January 2017. This report noted that addressing suicide and its prevention is a key part of Government's ambition to tackle the inequalities caused by poor mental health.
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MHT Report and Government Response – The Five Year Forward View for Mental Health

January 9, 2017
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The Mental Health Taskforce produced The Five Year Forward View for Mental Health in February 2016, making 58 recommendations to achieve parity of esteem between mental and physical health. The Government responded in January 2017.
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British Medical Association online resource: Equality Lens

December 16, 2016
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The British Medical Association launched their Equality Lens in December 2016. This is an information resource providing an equalities analysis of the UK medical workforce in the UK, and will frame the BMA's equalities work going forward.
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Joint Committee on Human Rights inquiry into mental health and deaths in prison

December 15, 2016
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The Joint Committee on Human Rights launched an inquiry into mental health and deaths in prison in December 2016. The inquiry is accepting written submissions. The deadline for written submissions is Friday 3 February 2017.
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Government work, disability and health green paper and consultation

November 23, 2016
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The Government published a green paper, 'Improving Lives', on work, disability and health in October 2016. The Government also launched an open consultation seeking views on what it will take to transform employment prospects for disabled people and people with long-term health conditions. The consultation is open until 17 February 2017.
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NatCen and UNISON research on implications of reductions to public sending on LGBT people and services

November 23, 2016
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NatCen Social Research published research, commissioned by UNISON, into the implications of public spending reductions on LGBT people and services in November 2016.
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Department of Health listening programme for people with dementia and their carers

November 11, 2016
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The Department of Health launched a listening programme to work with people with dementia and their carers in November 2016. The programme will include different ways of gathering people’s views and experiences, both in person and online.
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Royal College of Nursing research on healthcare for trans patients

November 11, 2016
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The Royal College of Nursing published research on caring for trans patients in November 2016. Its survey of more than 1,200 nursing staff across the UK found 87% of those nurses who have directly cared for a trans patient felt unprepared to meet the patient’s needs.
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Age UK report: Hidden in Plain Sight – the unmet mental health needs of older people

October 28, 2016
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Age UK published their report, 'Hidden in Plain Sight - the unmet mental health needs of older people', in October 2016. Using data from 55 mental health trusts as well as 130 clinical commissioning groups in England, this report shows that current provision of support is insufficient for both the needs at present and in the face of a rapidly ageing society.
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World AIDS Day teacher resources – 1 December 2016

October 28, 2016
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World AIDS Day 2016 takes place on 1 December 2016. The National AIDS Trust published teacher resources for the day in October 2016.
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House of Commons briefing on the impact of Brexit across policy areas

September 15, 2016
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The House of Commons Library published a briefing on 26 August 2016 on the possible impact of Brexit across policy areas. The areas covered include employment, immigration, police and justice, human rights, and social security.
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Citizens Advice research on health, disability and employment

August 31, 2016
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In August 2013, Citizens Advice published research exploring the health and disability employment gap.
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TUC report: Managing migration better for Britain

August 18, 2016
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The Trades Union Congress published a report in August 2016, 'Managing migration better for Britain: What the government should be doing now'.
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Mind campaign: Life Support

August 5, 2016
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Mind launched their campaign Life Support in 2016. The campaign aims to defend life support services which help many people with mental health problems live a full life and stay well.
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Study on the implications for public health research of models and theories of disability

August 5, 2016

A study by Berghs, Atkin, Graham, Hatton, and Thomas, 'Implications for public health research of models and theories of disability: a scoping study and evidence synthesis', was published in the Public Health Research journal in July 2016.
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BIHR learning events on mental health and human rights – September 2016

August 5, 2016
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The British Institute of Human Rights is holding a series of learning events for practitioners on mental health, mental capacity and human rights in September 2016.
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Report on Time to Change: people facing less mental health discrimination

July 19, 2016
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New research published in July 2016 shows that people with mental health problems in England are facing less stigma and discrimination than ever before.
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Marie Curie report on LGBT people and end of life care

July 19, 2016

Marie Curie published a report in June 2016 on end of life care for LGBT people. ‘Hiding who I am: Exposing the reality of end of life care for LGBT people’ looks at the barriers that prevent LGBT people from accessing end of life care and highlights their real-life experiences.
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Law Centres Network guides on EU rights and entitlements

July 8, 2016
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Law Centres Network prepared twelve guides in 2016 on employment, housing, immigration, right to reside, health, social care and other topics. The guides are aimed at EU citizens and others willing to better understand EU rights and entitlements.
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Posted in: Briefings and leaflets, Equality and Europe, Training and guidance

REF report: Dementia, Equity and Rights

July 8, 2016
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The Race Equality Foundation published a report Dementia, Equity and Rights in June 2016.
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REF report on barriers to health faced by transgender and non-binary BME people

July 8, 2016
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The Race Equality Foundation produced a report Barriers to health faced by transgender and non-binary black and minority ethnic people in June 2016.
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BIHR training on mental health for the third sector – September 2016

July 8, 2016
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The British Institute of Human Rights is holding two training sessions on mental health for the third sector in Birmingham and York in September 2016.
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Carers UK report on building carer-friendly communities

June 21, 2016
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Carers UK published a report on building carer-friendly communities in June 2016. The research report, launched for Carers Week 2016, found that the life chances of many of the 6.5 million people in the UK who care, unpaid, for a disabled, older or ill family member or friend, are being affected by inadequate support from local services.
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BIHR pilot resources on mental health, mental capacity and human rights

June 21, 2016
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The British Institute of Human Rights released pilot versions of their resources on mental health, mental capacity and human rights in June 2016.
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