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Sue Ryder St John’s hospice has been highlighting the importance of supporting carers

Charity highlights work of carers

Sue Ryder Care at St John’s Hospice in Moggerhanger

To mark this year’s Carers Week (June 13 – 19 ), Sue Ryder St John’s hospice has been highlighting the importance of supporting carers in their vital role of caring for a loved one. The team would like to encourage those who visit the hospice to find out more about the support available for carers.

The Prime minister speaking out on finding the missing carers

The Prime Minister has told carers that the government must commit its money, show more understanding and back personalisation.

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Carers from all over the country travelled to 10 Downing Street to meet David Cameron and talk to him about their experiences and concerns.

Young Norfolk carers interview JLS star Oritse Williams

Young Norfolk carers interview JLS star Oritse Williams

Five young Norfolk carers who interviewed Oritse Williams from JLS before the pop band’s recent Carrow Road concert have put a video of their chat with him on YouTube.

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The youngsters have lost carer services because of cuts to council funding and are campaigning to try and save some of the services, as part of National Carers Week.

The issue is close to the pop star’s heart as he cared for his mother from the age of 12, when she was diagnosed with MS.

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