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Home Office Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) Campaign

Home Office Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) Campaign created by B BIrd published on 16 January 2019

The Home Office is running a FGM campaign, as part of their commitment to tackling this crime and protecting vulnerable young women and girls. The campaign is primarily targeting, parents and familes aged between 18-45 years old of girls at risk of FGM, and community influencers or elders (aged 45+) from Sudan, Somalia, Ethiopia, Eritrea, Egypt, Iraq, Gambia and Nigeria

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Unseen UK App

Unseen UK App created by B Bird published on 16 January 2019

Unseen UK is a well regarded charity who have been running a national Modern Slavery Helpline for a number of years. Callers to the helpline, 08000 121 700 or visitors to the website https://www.unseenuk.org/ will be guided as to how to recognise and report Modern Slavery.

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An opportunity get involved as a lay member in developing our guideline on Children and young people with disabilities & severe complex needs

An opportunity get involved as a lay member in developing our guideline on Children and young people with disabilities & severe complex needs created by Simran Chawla, NICE published on 14 January 2019

The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) produces guidance on the most effective ways to prevent, diagnose and treat disease and ill health, and provide social care support. Our guidance is based on research evidence and takes into account the views of people working in or using relevant services, and other stakeholder groups.

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Priority Services Register

Priority Services Register created by Northern Powergrid published on 10 January 2019

The Priority Services Register is a free extra service that Northern Powergrid offers for anyone who may feel more vulnerable during the time of a power cut. Please use the link to Register; https://www.northernpowergrid.com/care For example, if someone has poor mobility, we can do the following: .

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Opportunity to share carer insights and shape future products

Opportunity to share carer insights and shape future products created by National Innovation Centre for Ageing published on 07 January 2019

The National Innovation Centre for Ageing (NICA) at Newcastle University, is working with a multinational consumer goods corporation to develop solutions to existing pressures with laundry that may be experienced when caring for someone with incontinence.

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