The government’s flagship welfare reform programme is gathering pace. Ayaz Manji, Policy and Campaigns Officer at Mind and Paul Anderson, Policy Manager at Homeless Link have been monitoring its impact on people with multiple needs.
NHS England have recently published several important papers setting out the things they expect every local healthcare trust to do over the next two years, and how they are going to support these ambitions. In this blog, Andrew Brown (@andrewbrown365), a consultant to the Making Every Adult Matter coalition on substance misuse issues, provides some background.
Since the summer, visitors to Birmingham’s Centre for Voluntary Action (home to BVSC) have had a chance to explore Walking the Frontline, an exhibition sharing the ideas and perspectives of people with multiple needs and those who support them. Our new video takes you inside the exhibition.
In July Theresa May appointed her new Cabinet. In her first public statement as Prime Minister, she signalled that she will place issues of social justice at the centre of the new government’s policy programme.
We have produced a short briefing that sets out the Ministerial positions that we think are likely to have the most significant responsibilities affecting people with multiple needs.