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Talk's not cheap when the listener acts

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Exterior view of DHSC offices

When our Health and Social Care Secretary Matt Hancock launched the Talk Health and Care online community in September 2018, he made good on his vision of a new and dynamic way to talk with health and care staff from across the sector. Few will argue that those who work in social care deserve greater recognition and appreciation. Our current challenge on the site is to find better ways to do just that.

Supporting carers to prepare for the future

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Last week, unpaid carers and their supporters celebrated Carers Rights Day. Good friend of this blog and tireless campaigner for improved support for unpaid carers, Fatima Khan-Shah, returns with a new post explaining why this day matters. There are 6.5 million carers …

Improving the quality of adult social care services is a shared endeavour

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“No single person or organisation can improve the quality of adult social care on their own” says Donna Campbell, Assistant Ombudsman for adult social care with the Local Government and Social Care Ombudsman. “Everyone who uses, provides, commissions, oversees or …