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  • Surveys For People Affected By Multiple Sclerosis

    The MS Society, which researches and campaigns for people affected by the neurological disorder multiple sclerosis, has launched two surveys to find out the views of people who have MS and also their families and friends. The surveys, which close on May 31, are aimed at fuelling campaigns for fair, relevant policy and improved healthcare.

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  • How would you improve Sheffield's urgent and emergency care services?

    Researchers from the University of Sheffield are holding a number of workshops to hear your views on ‘The ideal urgent and emergency care system.’ Refreshments and a light lunch or dinner will be provided and you will also receive a £30 high-street shopping voucher if you attend a workshop.

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  • Continuing Healthcare Assessments Focus Group.

    If you or a member of your family has had a Continuing Health Assessment in the last year, Healthwatch Sheffield invite you to take part in a focus group to discuss your experiences on Monday September 24th at the Circle. Places are limited so please get in touch as soon as possible.

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  • #SpeakUp Grants

    Speak up about health care and you can gain a grant thanks to a new initiative launched by Healthwatch Sheffield.Not for profit, third sector, voluntary or community groups can apply for the grants of up to £500 and have until January 31 to apply.

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  • Could You Spot the Signs of Sepsis in Your Child?

    A nationwide sepsis awareness campaign has been launched to help parents and carers of young children recognise the symptoms of sepsis.

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  • Cuts to Social Care Leave Older People Fending for Themselves

    Access to care depends increasingly on what people can afford and where they live, rather than on what they need, claims report published by the Kings Fund and the Nuffield Trust.

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  • What 'Reasonable Adjustments' Should Hospitals Make for Disabled People?

    A £20 gift voucher is being offered by the University of Bristol if you can help with research about the experiences disabled people have of reasonable adjustments at hospital, and how they can be improved.

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  • Give Your Views on the Care and Treatment Review Policy

    Care and Treatment Reviews are for children, young people and adults with learning disabilities and/or autism who are in learning disability and mental health hospitals, and for people at risk of going into one. The NHS are asking individuals, groups and organisations they work with for their comments and opinions. The closing date for feedback is 19 September 2016.

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  • Report Highlights Barriers Faced by Deafblind People Accessing Healthcare

    Published by the national deafblind charity, Sense, this report underlines the need for all healthcare services to be accessible to people who are deafblind.

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