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Funding for innovative digital adult social care pilots

18 May 2018

NHS Digital and the Local Government Association have announced new funding for digital pilots that benefit people who access adult social care and improve services.

New Research in Practice for Adults Podcasts launched

11 May 2018

We are pleased to announce the launch of a new series of Podcasts to accompany our Delivery Programme for 2018-19.

State of Caring Survey 2018

02 May 2018

Carers UK are looking for unpaid carers to take part in their State of Caring Survey 2018, one of the most extensive consultations of carers in the UK.

New RiPfA publication on supporting parents who have learning disabilities

30 April 2018

Research in Practice for Adults has released a new publication - Supporting parents who have learning disabilities: Strategic Briefing.

Support to help children living with alcohol-dependant parents

24 April 2018

New measures have been announced that will give children living with alcoholic parents faster access to support and advice.

What characteristics and circumstances are associated with feeling lonely?

17 April 2018

The Office for National Statistics has released its analysis of the characteristics and circumstances associated with loneliness following the Community Life Survey 2016 to 2017.

How commissioners use research evidence

09 April 2018

A National Institute for Health Research highlight shows how service commissioners and managers use research evidence, and what research can do to improve their work.

New briefing on delivery of Approved Mental Health Professional services

09 April 2018

Care Quality Commission briefing reveals the results of a review into the way Approved Mental Health Professional services are being delivered.

World Health Day 2018: ‘Universal health coverage – everyone, everywhere’

06 April 2018

Research in Practice for Adults celebrates World Health Day 2018 by supporting the World Health Organization’s campaign for Universal Health Coverage

Modern slavery and human trafficking statistics 2017

04 April 2018

Latest report from the National Crime Agency shows a 35% increase in referrals on potential victims of modern slavery in 2017 compared to 2016.

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