Caring
  • Light a candle for WSPD (3)

    Shining a light on suicide

    September 5, 2018

    Organisations in Buckinghamshire including the county council, NHS, local charities and other parties are coming together to support World Suicide Prevention Day on Monday 10th September. Those involved in Bucks are inviting people to support World Suicide Prevention Day by lighting a candle near a window at 8pm on Monday 10th September to show support […]

  • Outstanding Contribution to Fostering – Hannah and Martin Ward

    Foster carers in spotlight

    July 29, 2018

    Foster carers do so much for the local children and young people they look after. Day in and day out they care for some of the most vulnerable children in Buckinghamshire, getting on with the task at hand and helping to make a real difference to their lives. They were able to take the spotlight […]

  • 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 […]