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Latest Carers in Hertfordshire News

If you have a story or press enquiry please contact Clare Campbell on 01992 58 69 69 or email

01/10/2021
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The government is consulting on plans to make the right to request flexible working a day one right, as well as new entitlements for unpaid carers.

30/09/2021
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It's lights, camera, action as TV Producer gets set to run London Marathon for us and carers

We'd like to wish TV Producer Simon Lythgoe, son of choreographer and TV talent show judge Nigel Lythgoe - of Popstars fame - all the best in the London Marathon on Sunday 3rd October 2021, which he is running for us and carers - our first charity place in the event. 

03/09/2021
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Parent carers invited to find out about special educational needs and disabilities (SEND) support in Hertfordshire and feedback on new SEND Strategy

Hertfordshire's strategy related to services and support for children and young people in the county aged up to 25 with special educational needs and disabilities (SEND) and their families / carers is being updated for 2022-2025 and you can find out more and share your views at series of events organised by Hertfordshire County Council.

19/08/2021
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Young carers mascot Cleveland the Cat joins young carers for weeks of fun over the Summer holidays
Young carers throughout Hertfordshire have been enjoying a range of activities including bowls, skiing, crafts and sports, over the school summer holidays.
12/08/2021
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Council reveals three-year strategy to support Hertfordshire adults who receive a Direct Payment or Individual Service Fund
Hertfordshire County Council sets out three-year vision to support adults in the county who receive or are considering receiving a Direct Payment or Individual Service Fund.
05/08/2021
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Share your views and experiences as an unpaid carer by completing Carer UK's State of Caring Survey 2021
To get an idea about the situation regarding caring in the UK, national charity Carers UK would like anyone providing unpaid care to someone - a loved one, relative or friend - to complete their State of Caring Survey 2021.
21/07/2021
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CCGs seek patient feedback on GP's online services
The Clinical Comissioning Groups (CCGs) of Hertfordshire and West Essex are running an online survey about the online services that GPs offer. 
18/06/2021
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Carers Week logo

This Carers Week (7th-13th June 2021) we helped to make carers and caring visible and valued – the theme of the week. We reached out to carers to provide information to help them in their caring role and had opportunities for carers to socialise and have time to themselves.

01/06/2021
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It’s Volunteers' Week and we’re sending thanks to our wonderful volunteers for all you do

It's Volunteers' Week (1st -7th June 2021) and we want to thank all our wonderful volunteers for their hard work and dedication in helping us with provide information and support to unpaid family and friend carers when they need it, particularly during the last year through the coronavirus pandemic. We'd also welcome more people to volunteer with us, so if you are interested please get in touch with our Volunteer Service.

07/04/2021
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COVID-19 vaccines

As some unpaid carers aged 16+ can now receive the COVID-19 vaccine we appreciate that you may have questions and concerns. We have some information to share about the vaccine and roll out to unpaid carers.

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