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End of Life Care – GWP Amendment

July 21st, 2021|

Amendment The Government Work Plan has been amended so that the proposition that the States will vote on will include undertaking the work on end of life care. The amendment can be seen by clicking here. How the [...]

Access to Drugs and Medicines -GWP Amendments

July 21st, 2021|

Introduction NICE TAs have tried to have the breaks put on by the Government Work Plan (GWP) but an amendment by Deputies Peter Roffey and Lester Queripel has been carried by the States over a late amendment by Policy [...]

NICE TAs and the GWP

June 24th, 2021|Tags: , |

Our Health representative Mike Read is also the Chair for HEAL, Health Equality for All, and is the key contact for the NICE TA's campaign .  You can find out more about the history of the NICE TA's project [...]

GWP release and member meeting

June 19th, 2021|

The Government Work Plan (GWP) stage 2 policy letter was published 17th June 2021 you can view it here We will be discussing the contents of the GWP as our introduction to the member meeting Thursday 24th June 7pm [...]

Health update – March 2021

March 16th, 2021|Tags: , |

Mike Read's Health update for March At a time of unprecedented disruption and uncertainty, it is vital that the voices of our members are heard as government wrestles with many challenges, not just our recovery from COVID and [...]

LD Vaccines prioritised

February 27th, 2021|Tags: |

Dear Members, some good news.  Following a change to the Joint Committee on Vaccination and Immunisation (JCVI) advise to the UK Government, we can confirm that anyone with a learning disability (LD) in the Bailiwick is now to be [...]

Health update by Mike Read

December 11th, 2020|Tags: |

Surgical waiting lists remain a growing and significant problem. We would like to know to what extent this is effecting GDA members or carers of GDA members. If you are struggling to get information from HSC or the MSG, [...]

NICE TA’s update

October 14th, 2020|Tags: |

HEAL are relieved and pleased that yesterday, the 14th October 2020, HSC announced it is now in a position to formally commence the work necessary to roll out the first tranche of drugs (NICE TAs) in line with the [...]

SLAWS update – Supported Living and Ageing Well

July 28th, 2020|Tags: |

Supported Living and Ageing Well Strategy: Extending the Life of the Long-term Care Insurance Scheme The Committee for Employment and Social Security have been extremely busy recently and have finalised its long-awaited report on the Supported Living and [...]

Queens Award for Disability Swimming

June 2nd, 2020|

Queen’s Award for Voluntary Service, the highest award given to volunteer groups across the British Isles goes to member charity Guernsey Disability Swimming ITV News article  Two Guernsey charities have been honoured with the Queen’s Award for Voluntary [...]

COVID-19 support for member charities

April 21st, 2020|Tags: , |

Dear member charities We appreciate this is a tough time for most member groups. Wether its locating volunteers, changing your device offering or concerns about fund raising. There are a number of local iniataives developing to try and ease [...]

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