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NHS must care for the carers, says new NHS England boss

The new chief executive of NHS England has paid tribute to carers for their “immense contribution” as he pledged to do more to help them.

Simon Stevens launched NHS England’s Commitment to Carers to coincide with the Carers UK State of Caring Conference in London.

The number of people providing unpaid care has risen by an estimated 600,000 over the past decade.