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Professionals Newsroom

Welcome to the newsroom, where we will be publishing news stories and press releases that will be of particular interest to the professional health and social care sector. Click on the links below and you will be taken through to the newsroom of our main site, Carers.org.

Carer Quality of Life tool launches
17 February 2011

A new manual to provide health and social care practitioners with a tool to measure the quality of life of adult, unpaid carers has been launched today (Thursday 17th February 2011). The Adult Carer...

Consultation on Carers Strategy 'Refresh'
29 July 2010

Paul Burstow MP, Minister for Care Services, has announced a consultation on what the Government should prioritise to support carers from 2011-2015. This will focus on how best to deliver the five...

Mental Health and the Triangle of Care
28 July 2010

The Princess Royal Trust for Carers and the National Mental Health Development Unit today published a guide which emphasizes the need for better local strategic involvement of carers and families in...

Caring Together and Getting it Right
26 July 2010

The Princess Royal Trust for Carers welcomed the Scottish Government’s Caring Together and Getting it Right for Young Carers strategies launched on 26 July 2010 at The Princess Royal Trust Lanarkshire...

Carer Involvement Can Reduce Hospital Re-admission Rate
21 July 2010

The Princess Royal Trust for Carers launched a new report Out of Hospital today. It urges policy makers and health services and commissioners to work together with carers and carers’ organisations to...

Three-quarters of carers have "no life of my own"
14 June 2010

More than three-quarters (76%) of people caring for an ill, frail or disabled loved one do not have a life outside of their caring role, according to new research lauched today for Carers Week (14 - 21...

Over two thirds of young carers bullied at school
13 May 2010

Over two thirds of young carers are bullied at school, according to new research carried out by The Princess Royal Trust for Carers and The Children's Society. More than half of the young carers surveyed...

Nominate your GP for the "Caring about Carers Award"
30 April 2010

The Princess Royal Trust for Carers in partnership with The Royal College of General Practitioners (RCGP) has announced the inaugural “Caring about Carers Award” for those GPs and practice teams who...

Our five election asks for carers
6 April 2010

The Princess Royal Trust for Carers has produced five key election asks for carers today, following confirmation from the Prime Minister Gordon Brown that the UK general election will be held on 6th...

Carers to miss out on more NHS money
17 March 2010

Carers are set to miss out again on NHS money earmarked for them, a new report has found. The Government committed £100m in NHS funding to provide support for carers in 2010/11, but research by The...

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