Continuing Care: new 30/9 claim deadline

Continuing Health Care - 30/9/12 deadline for many back claims for funding 

There's a new deadline for funding of Continuing Health Care (CHC). If the claim is about care provided before March 2011 it must be made by the end of this month.

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MDF Conference: Co-production & Partnership

MDF Conference: Co-production and Partnership in Practice

Co-production has a huge part to play in transforming public services, but does not always occupy a prominent place in planning or process. This is even though some aspects have been alive and well in partnership working for many years - for example, developing peer support networks that build on people’s existing capabilities.

More details on our flyer - download it here.

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Disability Hate Crime CPS & Police Commissioner

Disability Hate Crime, the Crown Prosecution Service & the Police Commissioner

The latest edition of Hate Crime Newsletter from the Crown Prosecution Service (CPS) sets out what the prosecutors do to try and make sure the legal system doesn't miss crimes that should be treated as Disability Hate Crime (and which would get a more serious penalty if proved).

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Local MP becomes Minister for Disabled

Esther McVey MP, Minister for Disabled PeopleEsther McVey is new Minister for Disabled People

In the government changes this week, Maria Miller has been replaced by Wirral West MP Esther McVey as Minister for Disabled People

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