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October 2018

Backdated ESA payments in conversion cases beyond 2014 – DWP progress in paying claimants

The Minister for Disabled People Sarah Newton has issued a written statement to Parliament on progress in correcting the historic ESA underpayments which confirms that; 'The Department began work to assess cases in December 2017.  For [...]

Breathing Space

Please see the link below to the Breathing Space survey – they are interested in the ways in which people would like to contact and receive the service, and when they would like to access [...]

South Lanarkshire Health and Social Care Partnership’s Strategic Commissioning Plan: views wanted – updated version

South Lanarkshire Health and Social Care Partnership are seeking wider public and stakeholder views as they seek to shape a crucial plan. An online survey is now live at The Strategic Commissioning Plan 2019 [...]

Carers Allowance Supplement

What is Carer’s Allowance Supplement? It is an extra payment for Carers in Scotland who are receiving full or partial Carer’s Allowance from the Department for Work and Pensions (DWP). How much is Carer’s Allowance Supplement? The first two payments [...]

University Hospital Wishaw named as winner in Scotland’s Dementia Awards

University Hospital Wishaw has picked up the Best Hospital Care Initiative category at Scotland’s Dementia Awards at a ceremony celebrating World Alzheimer’s Day held at the Glasgow Marriott Hotel. Scotland’s Dementia Awards, a partnership between Alzheimer Scotland, NHS Education [...]