Category: Health and Social Care

Civil Society Futures: The Story of Our Times

The Inquiry into the Future of Civil Society (Civil Society Futures)  have launched their final report in November 2018 (pdf).  Chaired by Julia Unwin, the inquiry seeks to give the sector the tools it needs to address and find solutions to challenges facing society. 

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London School of Economics report: Switching Focus

What ‘levers’ could best influence employers to improve disabled people’s
employment and pay?

This is one of the key questions which is explored in the November 2018 report from the London School of Economics which seeks to answer, whose responsibility is it to improve disabled people’s employment and pay?

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Stonewall report: LGBT in Britain – health

One in seven LGBT people (14 per cent) have avoided treatment for fear of discrimination because they’re LGBT.

This is according to the November 2018 report (pdf) from Stonewall on mental health and well-being of LGBT people.

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Care Quality Commission report: State of Care 2017/18

Older LGB people have lived through direct discrimination in mental health services and there is not enough research exploring the effects of this on both the mental health of older LGB people and how they access services now.

State of Care 2017/18 (pdf) is the Care Quality Commission’s annual assessment of health and social care in England.

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Equality and Human Rights Commission report: Is Britain Fairer?

Although positive progress has been made in some areas of life for some people, there is still a lot more to do to ensure everyone is free from discrimination and can enjoy their basic human rights.

The Equality and Human Rights Commission have published their review of how Britain is performing on equality and human rights (pdf), in October 2018.

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Newcastle University and Institute of Health and Society: Want, Disease, Ignorance, Squalor and Idleness – Beveridge’s Five Giants Revisited from a Human Rights Perspective – 25 April 2019 (Newcastle upon Tyne)

Date: 25 April 2019
Time: 08:30 – 16:45
Location: King’s Hall, Armstrong Building, Newcastle University, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE1 7RU
Cost: Free 

After years of austerity and in a climate of uncertainty, it is now more necessary than ever to examine the link between human rights and the social justice agenda.

Newcastle Law School and Institute of Health and Society invite you to a joint conference on health inequalities and human rights.

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