NHS competition extended to Community Care

Patients are getting greater choice over a host of community services as part of the government push to increase competition in the NHS in England.  Choice is already available over the full range of hospital operations. But Ministers now want that extended to treatments such as podiatry, hearing services and counselling from 2012. It will lead to greater opportunities for charities, social enterprises and private firms to get NHS work - prompting accusations of privatisation.  Non-NHS groups are already involved in some community services, but patients are often given little say over wh...
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Chichester Observer Newspaper

Following the successful FORCES FESTIVAL event which took place on the 29th May 2011, Veritas are pleased to be able to highlight once again, the excellent work Project 65 the Veterans Charity carry out in order to raise funds and awareness for our well deserved veterans.  The Chichester Observer ran the full story in their 14th July edition of their publication. As mentioned in our June Newsletter, we were delighted to have been able to source a Quickie Shark Handcycle,  with the help from Team Hybrid based in Fareham and Sunrise Medical.  This fantastic joint effort from all concerned ena...
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NAEP Annual Conference 2011

The curtain rises at the Norbreck Castle Hotel, Blackpool on the 21, 22 and 23 June for the NAEP National Conference 2011.  Their aim is to support and share good practice in the provision of an integrated community equipment service to all users in all relevant areas, as directed by the competent professionals. Conference Chair - Sir Bert Massie who has long been involved getting equal rights for disabled people through his many roles in charities and organisations across the U.K., including the Royal Association for Disability and Rehabilitation. Key Note Speaker - Frank Gardner OBE, c...
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