Focus on Gerry

2022-05-16T09:51:43+01:00May 16th, 2022|Categories: In The News|

We are delighted to introduce Gerry Munday, our second new trustee. Gerry has spent her life involved with the travel industry in some form or other, starting with local travel agencies before moving into the airline work and working with KLM before a change of direction into the fashion industry. Gerry worked with international clients around [...]

Shining a spotlight on our new Trustees

2022-05-04T13:53:23+01:00May 4th, 2022|Categories: In The News|

We are delighted to have recently welcomed three new trustees to our board. They all bring a wealth of experience, skills and energy and will be a real asset to the charity. Over the next couple of weeks we will introduce them and they will share their stories.  This week we are featuring Annie Cook. Having [...]

Can You Help?

2021-09-29T12:59:37+01:00September 21st, 2021|Categories: In The News|

Would you like to make a real difference to our young carers? We are looking for enthusiastic volunteers to help support our work with young carers, aged between 5 and 18, at our regular groups based in Norwich.  If you enjoy being around young people, having fun and would like to help please complete and return [...]

Ask for ANI (Action Needed Immediately)

2021-04-18T10:00:21+01:00January 18th, 2021|Categories: In The News|

  Ask for ANI (Action Needed Immediately) is a codeword scheme for victims of domestic abuse. It provides a discreet way to signal the need for emergency help from within the safety of their local pharmacy. When a member of staff is 'asked for ANI' they will accompany the individual to the consultation room. Once safe, [...]

COVID-19 Vaccinations for Carers

2021-01-13T10:09:26+00:00January 13th, 2021|Categories: In The News|

The Dept of Health and Social Care Joint Committee on Vaccination and Immunisation have published advice on the priority groups eligible for the COVID-19 vaccination. These include those who are in receipt of a carer’s allowance or are the main carer of an elderly or disabled person whose welfare may be at risk if the carer [...]

The Sir Norman Lamb Coalition for Young People

2021-01-13T10:01:24+00:00January 12th, 2021|Categories: In The News|

We are proud to become members of The Sir Norman Lamb Coalition for Young People. By working together with other great organisations, sharing experience and knowledge and demonstrating the value of community support we are looking forward to making a real difference to give our children and young people a brighter future. More information can be [...]

Carers Forum

2020-12-07T08:35:40+00:00December 7th, 2020|Categories: In The News|

The Norfolk and Norwich University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust are inviting Carers to tell them what matters to them, focussing on hearing past experiences and improving future access to services. They would love to know more about how carers experience services at the hospital. Find details of the Carers Forum below.

Young Carers Deserve a Short Break!

2020-07-10T11:47:06+01:00July 10th, 2020|Categories: In The News|

Now that the government restrictions on holidays have been lifted we are able to restart making bookings under our Short Breaks for Young Carers Service, kindly funded by Globals Make Some Noise. After such a long lockdown period there are many young carers who would welcome the chance to get away for a very well-deserved break. [...]

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