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Are you a DPULO in Scotland, Wales, North West, Yorkshire & Humberside, West Midlands, East of England or London? 131 more words
This is the 11th monthly update about the Strengthening DPULOs Programme, which aims to ensure DPULOs can provide a strong voice for disabled people by being more sustainable. 888 more words
One of the things the Strengthening DPULOs Programme thinks a lot about is the leadership of DPULOs, both today and in the future. Following many suggestions along the same lines we’ve had over the last few months, I’m delighted to say we’re looking to recruit six young DPULO Ambassadors. 180 more words
I wrote a few weeks ago about the big opportunity that I think Healthwatch presents for Disabled People’s User-Led Organisations (DPULOs).
In particular, there are 3 things I think DPULOs should be excited by when it comes to local Healthwatch: 217 more words
No current, detailed full analysis of the DPULO sector currently exists.
Initial information on the DPULO sector was developed through mapping work in 2007 done by the Department of Health and last updated in 2009 by the (then) National Centre for Independent Living. 270 more words
On Monday, HealthWatch England was formally launched. You can read a little about the background of the launch here and the Frequently Asked Questions of the HealthWatch England website are very useful indeed if you want to find out what HW does, how it differs from the previous Local Involvement Networks (LINks) and things like that. 321 more words