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Independent Age Survey on how the Covid-19 virus has impacted you

11 Aug 2020

How has COVID-19 impacted you?In March, thousands of you told us how COVID-19 had impacted your lives. We heard loud and clear the different ways...

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Report from Birmingham University that without swift Government intervention, Englands adult social care system could become unsustainable

10 Aug 2020

A report from the University of Birmingham has said that without swift Government intervention, England’s adult social care system could...

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NPC General Secretary, Jan Shortt in July wrote to Sir Simon Stevens CEO of NHS in England urging to rethink of the new guidance on taking repeat prescription requests by phone

07 Aug 2020

In July, Jan Shortt, NPC General Secretary, wrote to Sir Simon Stevens, Chief Executive of the NHS in England, urging a rethink of the new guidance...

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NPC report on TV licences for over 75s and pension credit tell them your stories

07 Aug 2020

All viewers aged 75 and over who had qualified for a free licence will have to pay as of the 1st August, unless they are on Pension Credit. Around...

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Free TV Licences- encourage your MP to sign this EDM

06 Aug 2020

The National Pensioners Convention has asked for our help in getting as many MPs as possible to sign the Early Day Motion TV Licence EDM...

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Plans to reopen Schools are being put in place from the Government for them to open safely

04 Aug 2020

Current testing and contact tracing is inadequate to prevent a second wave of coronavirus after schools in the UK reopen, scientists have warned....

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