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Disappointment over Clinical Commissioning Group's decision to withdraw funding from respite facility
Families that use Nascot Lawn Respite Centre in Watford have been told that Herts Valleys Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) will be withdrawing funding for the facility.
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Have your say: Hertfordshire County Council consults on changes to charges for community based adult social care
Hertfordshire County Council (HCC) has launched a consultation on some proposed changes to the way they charge for some of their community-based care services.
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Carers in the Berkhamsted area invited to learn more about new Carers Support Hub

We are going to be setting up our 13th Carer Support Hub in Berkhamsted for unpaid family and friend carers in the area and you can learn more and discuss what you would like from a support group at an Information Event on Thursday 9th November 2017.

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Golfers drive up donations to support unpaid carers
Golfers from Broxbourne Seniors, a section that play at Cheshunt Park Golf Centre were in full swing at their Captain’s Golf Day and kindly donated £375 raised from the event.
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Theatre-goers cue up generous donation

Generous theatre-goers that attended a comedy play based on the Carry On series which came to Bishop’s Stortford have helped over £600 to support our work with unpaid family and  friend carers.

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Pensioners enjoy afternoon tea party

Pensioners that attend Borehamwood Seniors Club enjoyed a Crazy Hats themed tea-party with live music to mark Older Peoples’ Week (1st - 7th October 2017).

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There's still time to take part in national consultation about NHS plans to stop prescribing certain items

You could soon be stopped from getting travel jabs, gluten-free foods and omega-3 supplements on the NHS. The health service is currently consulting about guidance to prevent GPs from writing prescriptions for 'low-priority' items.

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Improved service to benefit Hertfordshire’s wheelchair users

Wheelchair users in Hertfordshire and their carers should benefit from an enhanced Wheelchair Service with more choice and better convenience.

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Carers in Buntingford looking forward to new support group

Unpaid carers living in Buntingford are delighted to be getting a new local support group. The new group will start meeting in November.

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We're delighted to have been named a Sainsbury's Local Charity of the Year

Thank you to everyone who voted for us to become the Local Charity of the Year for the Sainsbury's Watford Cow Lane store. We secured the most votes and are looking forward to working with the store to raise funds and awareness about unpaid carers and the support we offer.

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