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  • Experiences of Mental Health Support in the Community Report

    Experiences of Mental Health Support in the Community Report

    Healthwatch Sheffield have published their latest report detailing their review of people’s experiences of mental health support in the community and making five recommendations for local commissioners and providers of mental health services.

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  • Employment News from 'The Teacake' Club

    Employment News from 'The Teacake' Club

    Read June’s edition of ‘The Teacake’, Opportunity Sheffield’s new newsletter featuring a round up of information on employment-related activity in Sheffield, typically services, projects, training courses, jobs fairs and vacancies.

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  • #MyGPandMe Campaign for People with Learning Disabilities or Autism

    #MyGPandMe  Campaign for People with Learning Disabilities or Autism

    This campaign by the charity Dimensions aims to make doctors’ surgeries more accessible for people with learning disabilities or autism following their research showing that almost a third of people with learning disabilities or autism feel less likely to be treated with care and concern at the doctors, and two thirds said their GP did not make reasonable adjustments for them.

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  • DPAC Workshop on Universal Credit

    DPAC Workshop on Universal Credit

    Confused by Universal Credit? Want to ensure that you and others who will be receiving it know the rules? This training and advocacy workshop arranged by the Sheffield branch of Disabled People Against Cuts, is on Saturday July 14th from 10am-4pm at the Burton Street Foundation. Places are limited so book early.

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  • Sheffield University Dysarthria Survey

    Sheffield University Dysarthria Survey

    Do you have difficulty with your speech? If so, researchers at The University of Sheffield are seeking the views of people with Dysarthria, a common speech difficulty, focusing on how people with dysarthria communicate emotions.

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  • Care Quality Commission Review of Sheffield Health and Social Care System Published

    Care Quality Commission Review of Sheffield Health and Social Care System Published

    A large scale review into the Sheffield Health and Social Care System for over 65s has been published detailing the problems faced by service users and making recommendations for improvement.

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  • Review of Hospital Services in South Yorkshire Published

    Review of Hospital Services in South Yorkshire Published

    Last year we reported on how you could have your say on your experiences of hospital services in South Yorkshire and Bassetlaw as part of a review of those services. The results of this review have now been published and hospitals in our area will be encouraged to provide “networks of care,” with each focusing on a specific area of care, rather than all hospitals providing all services as they currently do.

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  • Sheffield Carers Centre Newsletter and Carers Week

    Sheffield Carers Centre Newsletter and Carers Week

    The Summer 2018 edition of Connect, the Sheffield Carers Centre newsletter has been published and includes the schedule for activities and events for Carers Week, which takes place from 11 – 17 June.

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  • Britain's Got Very Funny Disabled Talent

    Britain's Got Very Funny Disabled Talent

    Disabled comedians claimed the top two places on national television show Britain’s Got Talent. First prize in the 12th series of the ITV contest went to Lost Voice Guy, alias 37-year-old Lee Ridley, who has cerebral palsy and uses a voice synthesiser to perform his act. He is the first comedian to win the show, beating off the challenge from runner-up Robert White, who has Asperger’s Syndrome.

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  • National Survey For Individual Employers

    National Survey For Individual Employers

    Disabled people who employ personal assistants or support workers are being asked to take part in a survey by Being The Boss, a national network for individual employers which provides peer support and a coherent voice for them in the wider community. The survey closes on June 29th.

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