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  • Consultation Response

    NI

    Carers NI response to the reform of adult social care consultation

    22 June 2022

    Carers NI has responded to the Department of Health’s consultation on the reform of adult social care. We undertook an extensive programme of engagement with unpaid carers from across Northern Ireland to inform this response, to ensure that we were truly reflecting their lived experience, concerns and views. This included an online survey, a series of virtual focus groups and consultative events. The rest of this consultation respo
  • Briefing

    NI

    Carers NI letter: unpaid carers and the Covid-19 autumn vaccination booster programme

    24 May 2022

     Carers NI is deeply concerned that unpaid carers have not been included in the list of groups to be offered a booster vaccination in this interim advice.  We have written to Robin Swann MLA, Minister for Health regarding this advice and to urge the Department of Health to make representations to the JCVI on the importance of including unpaid carers as a priority group in the Covid-19 autumn vaccination booster program
  • Briefing

    NI

    A manifesto to support unpaid carers in Northern Ireland (2022-2027)

    22 March 2022

    On 22 March, Carers NI published "A commitment to carers A manifesto to support unpaid carers in Northern Ireland (2022-2027)".  This manifesto of asks for all the candidates in the upcoming Northern Ireland Assembly elections on 5 May. A copy of the manifesto is attached can be downloaded below.
  • Reports

    NI

    State of Caring in Northern Ireland

    21 March 2022

    Carers NI carried out our State of Caring survey[1] between August and September 2021 as part of an annual spotlight on the circumstances of carers across the UK.  State of Caring has been undertaken for over a decade and is the UK’s most comprehensive research into the lives and experience of carers. The latest UK wide research report can be found
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