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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 [...]

Anti Discrimination Legislation Reviewed by GPEG

July 14th, 2021|

The Guernsey Press has published an article and Opinion column following the publication of the Guernsey Policy and Economic Group (GPEG) review of the discrimination legislation titled a Review of the States of Guernsey Proposals on Anti-Discrimination. The article [...]

Highlight Report and Easy Read Report

July 13th, 2021|

The Disability Officer's 32nd Highlight report and easy read report for the period ending June 2021 is out now. Please click above links for the reports or the link button below for all reports. The 32nd report has information [...]

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 [...]

New Charity Law

May 10th, 2021|

Dear member charities The new Charity Law 2021 (109 pages) is now available on  Peter Rose of AGC Association of Guernsey Charities has put together a Briefing Note (attached) and on the AGC website Briefing Note - New [...]

SEND Review meeting

April 28th, 2021|Tags: , |

SEND Review, commissioned by the previous Committee forEducation, Sport & Culture, was carried out by nasen (National Association for Special Educational Needs) The States have issued a media release on the Special Education Needs and Disability (SEND) review [...]

Employment and Discrimination Tribunal Posts

April 26th, 2021|

The Employment and Discrimination Tribunal is looking for new panel members and legally qualified chairs to adjudicate on tribunals. This will include tribunals under the new legislation which will provide protection on the grounds of disability and carer status. [...]

GPEG letter in the Guernsey Press 10th April 2021

April 10th, 2021|Tags: |

Today 10th April 2021, GPEG have written a further letter in the press with inaccurate reference to a number of issues. This blog will address a number of those with the evidence and data collated in the last few [...]

Disability Officer end of quarter report

March 19th, 2021|

Gill Evans, Disability Officer  update March 2021 The new lockdown in January has meant many changes to plans for the first 3 months of the year. Many of the planned disability awareness training sessions had to be cancelled due [...]

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 [...]

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