Social Media

In April 2017, the Care Council for Wales will become Social Care Wales, and will have responsibilities for social care improvement. The purpose of this consultation is to seek views on what the improvement priorities for Social Care Wales should be for their first three years; building on work undertaken…
The Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC) has launched an online workshop inviting registrants and stakeholders to share their views on what should be included in their draft social media guidance. Participants will be able to respond to questions until 24 May about the use of social media and networking…
It’s getting personal. In a good way. When this call for evidence launched in March, then – as now – I was keen to understand the reality of unpaid or informal care in England and to build a comprehensive picture of what people need and want to lead happier, healthier…
The Health and Social Care Board (HSCB) and Public Health Agency (PHA) want to hear about your experiences to help shape how care is delivered in Northern Ireland. 10,000 Voices is a PHA initiative which gives people an opportunity to provide feedback on their experiences of accessing Health and Social…
Alistair Burt, Minister for Social Care and Communities has launched a call for evidence seeking a better understanding of the needs of unpaid carers. How can they be better supported? What services, resources and opportunities do they need to enjoy a happy and healthy life alongside caring? This engagement exercise…
The NHS Chief Scientist Office is working with the Health Research Authority and other devolved administrations in developing a new UK policy framework for health and social care research. Currently each of the four UK departments including the Department of Health, the Department for Health and Social Services (Wales), the…
People in Scotland with an interest in mental health services have the chance to give their views on how a new piece of legislation should be implemented. The Mental Health Act (Scotland) 2015 was passed into law by the Scottish Parliament last year, amending parts of the previous 2003 Act…
NICE – the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence – is consulting on draft recommendations aimed at helping people with learning disabilities who are experiencing mental health problems. Approximately 1.5 million people in the UK have a learning disability, 286,000 of these are children. It is estimated that 40%…
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