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Disabled man with relative
Hertfordshire County Council wants to hear from adults with disabilities and their family carers that access the county’s short breaks (respite) care services about its proposals to change services to save money and address under-use of beds.
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Have your say over NHS plans to reduce Urgent Care Centre opening hours
NHS East and North Herts Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) is consulting on proposals to reduce the opening hours for the Urgent Care Centre at the New QEII Hospital in Welwyn Garden City.
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We're working to connect carers to information and support this Carers Week and beyond
With one in six adults providing unpaid care to someone and one in five secondary school pupils helping care for a parent or sibling it’s important that carers are identified and supported and that is at the heart of what we do. This Carers Week (10th – 16th June) and beyond we are making sure carers - people who provide unpaid care to someone who is ill, disabled, elderly or who misuses substances - are connected to other carers, health and other services.
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Volunteers' Week thank you message
As it is Volunteers' Week (1st - 7th June 2019), we are celebrating and thanking everyone who volunteers with us for their contribution in making carers count. We are also looking for more people to help us and will be at a Volunteer Fair on Thursday (6th June).
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Hertford Mayor Cllr Rosemary Bolton with our Carers Development and Learning Manager Jo Willis

We’re delighted that the Mayor of Hertford for 2019/2020 Cllr Rosemary Bolton has chosen Carers in Hertfordshire as one of the charities she is supporting whilst Mayor.

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Friends step out of their comfort zone for charity walk to raise funds for our work with unpaid carers
Two friends – Jessica Walsh and Courtney Carlson-Maulguet – are preparing to step out for a charity walk and raise money for Carers in Hertfordshire in the process.
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Funds raised from the congregation of Cathedral and Abbey Church of St Albans have been generously donated to support our work with unpaid carers.

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Use your Co-op membership to support Carers in Hertfordshire
Hertfordshire youngsters that help care for someone could benefit from support and activities to give them a break from caring or reduce their caring role through a fundraising partnership with the Co-op and the backing of Co-op members.
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Sainsbury's Hertfordshire stores involved in pilot of additional support for shoppers with hidden disabilities
Thirteen Sainsbury’s stores in Hertfordshire are trialling additional support for customers with a hidden disability such as dementia or autism to enhance their shopping experience.
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Youngsters from Verulam Amateur Swimming Club at the sponsored swim for Carers in Hertfordshire
Members of a swimming club dived into their latest charity challenge – a sponsored swim and have raised over £1,200 for our work identifying and supporting young carers.