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Caring Contribution recognised in Carers Week

The outstanding contribution of carers to society, was today recognised by Care Services Minister Paul Burstow as he visited a Lambeth GP practice to mark Carers Week.

The visit to Hetherington Group Practice was to highlight how better integration of health and social care services can better support the UK’s six million carers.

The practice has pioneered enhanced services for housebound patients with dedicated specialist outreach nurses and established forums so carers can get advice and information as well as feedback on their own experiences. More …