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Councillor Patricia Morgan, Deputy Leader of the Council & Cabinet member for Health & Wellbeing signed the Carers Charter on behalf of Herefordshire Council in 2013. Herefordshire Carers Support Trustees, Valerie Fitch and John Hayward recently met with Councillor Morgan and asked a series of questions...

At the September Carers Lead Meeting we had a presentation from Linda Hunter-Choat, Inspector, Primary Medical Services and Integrated Care Directorate, Care Quality Commission (Central Region) Following the presentation Linda took a question and answer session and discussed issues different types of Practice can have and we looked at possible options...

Listening to people with dementia and their carers A new listening programme to find out more about the experiences of people with dementia and their carers starts in England. Online survey for people who have been diagnosed with dementia in the past 2 years (since November 2014),...

Progress from the signatories during 2015/16 The Carers’ Charter has been produced by Carers of Herefordshire Carers Support to promote better recognition and support for Carers.  Carers provide invaluable support to some very vulnerable people and this contribution needs to be valued, acknowledged and respected. The Charter...

[caption id="attachment_6988" align="alignleft" width="200"] Hilary Lewis, Health Service Link Worker[/caption] Carers Leads Through our Health Services Link Worker, Hilary Lewis, Herefordshire Carers Support link with all of the Herefordshire GP Practices through a Carers Lead to ensure that all Health Professionals are aware of and understand carers...

Attention all Parent Carers! Ofsted Inspection of Herefordshire There will be an Ofsted and CQC Inspection of Herefordshire Council local area’s effectiveness in identifying and meeting the needs of, and improving outcomes for, children and young people who have special educational needs and/or disabilities from 26...

The NHS in England is publishing national advice for local health and social care leaders preparing what are known as local Sustainability and Transformation Plans (STPs). Jo Lenaghan, Project Director for the NHS Five Year Forward View, said:  “There is consensus that the NHS needs to change to better...