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Update: A life changing result – States Debate on the Deputy Roffey Medicine and Treatment Funding Requete

A life changing result – States Debate on the Deputy Roffey Medicine and Treatment Funding Requete – 12th December 2018 Guernsey has an approved list of drugs and treatments, the ‘White List,’ from which local health professionals are allowed to prescribe. This list contains significantly fewer treatment

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Statement by UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Michelle Bachelet

Geneva (6 December 2018) – On 10 December, we mark the 70th anniversary of that extraordinary document, the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. It is, I firmly believe, as relevant today as it was when it was adopted 70 years ago. Arguably even more so, as over

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70th Anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights

Why Human Rights are relevant to Guernsey and central to all that the GDA does “Where, after all, do universal human rights begin? In small places, close to home – so close and so small that they cannot be seen on any maps of the world. Yet

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Equality and Human Rights article by Deputy Emilie Yerby

Please follow this link to read this excellent article by Deputy Emilie Yerby on The Challenges of introducing relevant legislation for a CPA small branch like Guernsey: TheParliamentarian2018IssueFourFINALonline Emilie Yerby Guernsey Equality and Human Rights

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International Day of Persons with Disabilities (IDPwD)

The United Nations’ (UN) International Day of Persons with Disabilities (IDPwD) is annually observed around the world on 3rd December. Observance of the day aims to promote an understanding of disability issues and mobilise support for the dignity, rights and well-being of persons with disabilities. It also

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Guernsey Community Foundation awards 2018

Reflecting on another inspiring event: the Guernsey Community Foundation Community Awards, it’s always great to hear all the nominees amazing work on the island. Well done to member charity Guernsey Mind and everyone involved.

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Adult Disability Service

Disability Services provide different kinds of support for people with physical and sensory impairments and for people with learning disabilities. There are sessions being held, please see dates in the poster and contact the Adult Disability Service for further information on 230000. Professor Shaw Community Service,  Saint

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CYPP Update by Nick Hynes

The Children and Young People’s Plan has been refreshed to cover the next 3 years from 2019-2022. This Refresh is based on cross-sector engagement and has the voices of our children and young people at its heart. It demonstrates a continued investment in all our children but

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Notice of Annual General Meeting

Please find below the Access for All Notice of Annual General Meeting in relation to the meeting being held on 27 November at Les Cotils. Please note that the 2017 Annual Report and Accounts will be circulated separately in advance of the AGM. All members are welcome

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Discrimination Legislation

Discrimination legislation – how can legislation tackle discrimination and who is going to advise everyone and resolve complaints? These are some of the issues that Rob Harnish and Rob Platts have been working on, on behalf of members, with the Committee for Employment and Social Security. Some

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