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If you would like a print out of any of the information contained within this bulletin then please contact us:
Tel: 0300 111 2301

For a MS word version of this bulletin please see attached - Info Bulletin 26.01.17Info Bulletin 24.06.16.

Click on the links below to go to the information:
Hidden Voices:

Hidden VoicesOn February 14th we are hosting a FREE public event to generate discussion and thought about the diverse needs of individuals.

Date: Tuesday, February 14th 2017
Time: 10am – 2pm
Location: Netherhall School
Queen Edith's Way
CB1 8NNCAIL logo

For more information please contact Graham or Leisha:
Tel: 0300 111 2301
CAIL Winter Newsletter:

pictureThe Winter edition of our Newsletter is now available.  Please see attached - CAIL Winter NewsletterSeptember-NewsLink-2016.CAIL logo
Accessible Information Standard - Have Your Say:

The Accessible Information Standard (SCCI1605 Accessible Information) sets out requirements for organisations to identify, record, flag, share and meet the information and communication needs of people with a disability, impairment or sensory loss.

All organisations that provide NHS care and / or publicly-funded adult social care must follow the Standard in full from 1st August 2016 onwards.

In early 2017, NHS England is reviewing the Standard to assess the impact and to ensure that it is ‘fit for purpose’. As part of the review we are inviting views via three surveys aimed at different groups: All of the surveys are available from -  
Please take the time to have your say before the deadline of 10th March 2017.
If you have any queries please contact Patients, service users, carers and members of the public can also call 0300 311 22 33.
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CQC - Have Your Say:

The Care Qualify Commission want to hear your views on changes they are planning to the way they regulate health and adult social care services  For more infromation and to have your say please follow this link. CQC Logo
Moving the Cambridge GP Out of Hours Base - Have Your Say:

This consultation is to gather the views and opinions of the public on the proposal to move the Cambridge GP Out of Hours base from Chesterton Medical Centre to Cambridge University Hospitals Foundation Trust (Addenbrooke’s). We want to understand what people think of this proposal.

For more information and to have your say please follow this link. CCG logo
Guide Dogs Petition:

When surveyed, 42% of assistance dog owners were turned away by a taxi or minicab in the last year because of their dog. This is against the law.

Guide Dogs are maintaining their government lobbying regarding Access refusals.  To find out more and to sign the petition please follow this link. Guide Dogs Logo
Financial Reporting Training Workshop:

On 2nd March form 09.30 - 12.30, Hunts Forum are doing a training workshop on financial reporting.  Please see attached for details - Financial Reporting Training WorkshopSeptember-NewsLink-2016.

To book your place please contact Hunts Forum:
Tel: 01480 420601Hunts Forum logo
Workforce Development Training:

For the latest information on Workforce Development Training please see attached documents:. The Workforce Development Team Directory 2017 is now available to view here.WFD LOGO
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Social Mondays:

Social Mondays is for local residents of the North of Cambridge, who are experiencing or have experienced poor mental wellbeing related to low income / social isolation / tenancy related issues, who would benefit from some social contact.

The group runs every Monday from 2.00 - 3.30pm.

For more information please see attached - Social MondaysSocial Monday, or contact:
Vicky KnightonCCityC logo
Email -
Tel - 07702339341

Acting Now:

Acting Now have a variety of new courses starting soon.  For more information please follow this link.

Acting Now are looking for people with experience of cancer who want to get involved in a creative theatrical project. Free. From 5th of February, Mondays 10-12.
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Making Space Carers Support Service - Information Morning:
Disability Peterborough's Disability and Community Awareness Month:

This is an opportunity for local services and groups to come together over the month of March, to highlight the services available in Peterborough in one of the most popular locations in the city.  For more information please follow this link.Disability Peterborough Logo
New Parkinson's Local Adviser for Cambridgeshire:

Candy Stokes is the new Parkinson’s Local Adviser for Cambridgeshire.  If you would like to get in touch with Candy:
Tel: 0344 225 3618Parkinson's UK Logo
Parkinson’s UK Helpline Tel: 0808 800 0303
Mon-Fri – 9am to 7pm    Sat – 10am to 2pm
The Personal Assistant (PA) Workforce in Social Care and Health: Research and Recommendations to Support PA Working Across England:

Please find attached a Skills for Care research report - The Personal Assistant (PA) Workforce in Social Care and Health: Research and Recommendations to Support PA Working Across EnglandSeptember-NewsLink-2016.Skills for Care Logo
Transforming Lives:

The latest briefing from Transforming Lives is now available.  Please see attached:
Disability Rights UK - Newsletters:

The latest Disability Rights UK Newsletters are now available.  Please see attached for details:

- DRUK Newsletter 23.01.17Disability Rights Newsletter..Disability Rights UK logo
- DRUK Newsletter 16.01.17DRUK Newsletter.
Skills for Care - News:
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The latest news from Skills for Care is now available.  To view it please follow this link.
Future East - Newsletter:

Future East, the regional voice of older people in the East of England have released their latest newsletter.  To view it please follow this link.Future East Logo
Equality and Diversity Forum eNewsletter:

For the latest Equality and Diversity Forum eNewsletter please see attached -  Equality and Diversity Forum eNewsletter - 25.01.17Equality and Diversity Forum eNewsletter.Equality and Diversity Forum logo
Your Voice:

The latest news and and opportunities to get involved from Your Voice (part of Healthwatch Cambridgeshire) is now available.

Peterborough Disability Forum have released their January 2017 Newslink.  To view it please see attached - January-NewsLink-NewsletterSeptember-NewsLink-2016. Disability Peterborough Logo
Wellbeing East - January Bulletin:Wellbeing East Logo

The January Bulletin for Wellbeing East is now available.  To view it please follow this link.
Alzheimer's Society - December E-Newsletter:

The December edition of the Alzheimer's Society's E-Newsletter is now available.  To view the newsletter please follow this link.Alzheimer's Society logo
Care Network Newsletter:

The latest edition of the Care Networks Newsletter is now available.  Please find attached - Care Network News - Issue 3Stay Well this Winter Information.Care Network logo
Cambridgeshire Hearing Help - December Newsletter:

Cambridgeshire Hearing Help have released their December Newsletter.  Please see attached - Cambridgeshire Hearing Help - December NewsletterStay Well this Winter Information.CHH - logo
Hunts Forum - December Newsletter:

Hunts Forum have released their December Newsletter, please see attached - Hunts Forum - December NewsletterHunts Forum - January Newsletter.

For regular Hunts Form Newsletters please follow this link. Hunts Forum logo
CCVS January Newsletter:

CCVS have release their January Newsletter.  Please find attached - CCVS January NewsletterCCVS September Newsletter.CCVS logo
Update from the Office of the Police and Crime Commissioner - January 2017

The January Update form the Cambridgeshire Police and Crime Commissioner is now available - to view it please follow this link. PCC logo
Living Sport - Newsletter:Living Sport logo

For the latest Living Sport Newsletter please follow this link.
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