Contribute your lived experiences to local hospitals and shape the future of Nursing

Are you a patient, carer, or young person who has received or is still receiving care from Oxford University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust (OUH)? Are you eager to make a …

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Are you looking to make a difference?

We are searching for new trustees to join us and strengthen the Trustee Board of Action for Carers Oxfordshire, (AfCO). Caring is such an important part of life, no matter what race, …

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Changes to telephone landlines

The UK’s telephone network is being upgraded, which means that landline services are changing. You can still have a landline in your home, but the technology that powers it will …

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A petition to review and reform Carer’s Allowance

The government released new data last Friday showing it was attempting to recoup Carer’s Allowance overpayments from 156,000 unpaid carers, with around 11,600 of these carers involving carers with debts …

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Shaping Oxfordshire’s ‘Including Everyone’ framework

Oxfordshire County Council is currently refreshing their equality, diversity and inclusion framework, known as ‘Including Everyone’. The framework will spell out a vision for the council to work towards, and …

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Carer Poverty Coalition

Today, along with 130 other members of the Carer Poverty Coalition, we are sharing a manifesto calling on all political parties to commit to taking action to end poverty amongst …

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Unpaid carers leave

From 6 April 2024, employees will be entitled to unpaid leave to give or arrange care for a ‘dependant’ who has a long-term care need. Dependant: a spouse, partner, child, …

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It’s time to have your say on the future of Primary Care in Oxfordshire

Our local Integrated Care Board are developing a strategy for the future of primary care (GPs, pharmacies, opticians, dentists etc.) and would like to invite you to join a focus …

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Embracing stories: celebrating carers’ experiences and shaping support

Last Monday, we came together with NHS England to celebrate Georgie Steele’s powerful storytelling work. The aim of the project was to empower carers in Oxfordshire to share their personal …

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Non-Emergency Patient Transport Services in BOB

Buckinghamshire, Oxfordshire and Berkshire West Integrated Care Board (BOB ICB) is in the process of reviewing its Non-Emergency Patient Transport Service (NEPTS), to improve the experience of people who need …

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