Caring
  • A girl with cerebral palsy

    Views on carer breaks

    June 29, 2018

    If you or someone you care for uses short break or respite services, now is the time to have your say. Both Children’s and Adult Social Care services are consulting on a new strategic approach to short breaks. Parents, carers and people who benefit from help (both current and future) are being asked for their views […]

  • resized Debbie Lawson poet and nurse

    Nurse’s poetry triumph

    June 19, 2018

    Debbie Lawson, a senior nurse working in A&E at Stoke Mandeville Hospital, has been crowned the winner of a national poetry competition. Debbie (pictured) received 49 per cent of the online vote with her free-verse poem entitled ‘One for the team’. Her poem was one of five shortlisted poems selected from more than 5,000 entries in a national poetry competition […]

  • Belvinder Heran

    Health care boost

    June 11, 2018

    A future with fully integrated local authority services and healthcare provision has come a step closer with the creation of the country’s first ICT Director with responsibility across a county council, NHS trust and clinical commissioning group. Balvinder Heran (pictured) has been appointed as the Joint Strategic Director of Information Assets and Digital Development by […]

  • Wendover Dementia Friends

    Dementia Friends

    May 30, 2018

    Would you know how to help someone who looks confused or disorientated? Did you know that with a few simple pointers you could make a real difference to someone with dementia as they go about their daily life? Did you know it’s still possible to lead an active and fulfilling life even if you have […]

  • Volunteer Centre Bucks

    Celebrating volunteers

    This week has seen days of activity recognising and celebrating the contribution which volunteers make throughout Bucks – giving voluntary and community sector organisations the opportunity to show their appreciation for the hard work and dedication shown by helpers in their organisation. Volunteers’ Week is a national campaign designed to thank volunteers and celebrate the […]

  • Buckinghamshire County Council logo

    Foster care appeal

    May 3, 2018

    Do you know someone who wants to help children and young people by offering them a safe and loving place to call home? Buckinghamshire County Council need foster carers to look after the children and young people have in their care and want to hear from anyone who can help. This month the council are holding […]