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Research on Working Carers


The Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD) and University of Sheffield have conducted a survey of 970 unpaid carers in…

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Parents of disabled children “Left in Lockdown”


As part of the Disabled Children’s Partnership (DCP), partnership, Contact for Families with Disabled Children have published new research that shows families have been…

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Carers Going Hungry in Lockdown


#UnsungHero Christie Michael from Essex, hasn’t left her house for three months in fear of making her mum fatally ill. Christie…

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Coronavirus: 4.5m people in UK forced to become unpaid carers


An estimated 4.5 million people – three times the size of the NHS workforce – have been forced to become unpaid…

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Birmingham carer speaks out about ‘lockdown loneliness’ during Loneliness Awareness Week


Although restrictions are being lifted suggesting the COVID-19 fight could be a step closer to being won, some are still struggling…

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Messages from Councillors to Carers in Birmingham


Councillor Locke Councillor Hamilton Councillor Cotton Graeme Betts

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What’s your experiences of remote medical consultations?


Healthwatch Birmingham is helping Healthwatch England with a new research project and we would like to invite you to get involved. …

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A message to Carers from Andy Street


Unfortunately Andy Street, the Mayor of the West Midlands is unable to attend our live launch today of Carer Friendly Brum….

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Are you a Carer?


Becoming a Carer can be a gradual process with many people not recognising the changing nature of their relationship with the…

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Mission to make Birmingham the first Carer Friendly City


Forward Carers launches its mission during Carers Week to make Birmingham a ‘Carer Friendly City’ Forward Carers delivers Birmingham Carers Hub,…

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