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NHS and Social Care COVID Life Assurance Scheme

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The NHS and Social Care Coronavirus Life Assurance Scheme provides financial support to families and dependents of frontline health and social care staff who sadly died from COVID-19, while delivering frontline care during the pandemic, but the window for eligible claims is closing.

The power of NHS and care volunteer responders

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The NHS and Care Volunteer Responders programme, which was originally created to support NHS colleagues and services in England during the pandemic, has recently extended its reach to adult social care. The joint programme aims to ease pressure on care providers and enhance the experience of people drawing on care services.

Putting it on (digital) record

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As part of the plans for reform, set out in the 2021 government white paper, People at the Heart of Care, the digitising social care programme is supporting widespread digitisation across the sector to improve the quality, safety and personalisation of care and support services.