Is it time to have an ‘ideal home exhibition’ for the retirement housing sector? This was the question asked by Jeremy Porteus, Director of the Housing Learning and Improvement Network, who was a speaker at the ‘My House or My Home?’ conference run by Positive Ageing in London and King’s College London. Is it such a …
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Are you fed up with having to fill out a form every time you attend hospital or are an in-patient?  Well you are going to have to get used to it as it is going to get worse! I am sure everyone is aware of the Family & Friends form which the hospitals are asking …
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You might have been following the debate on improving human rights protection for older people in care homes, as part of the Health and Social Care Bill which is currently going through Parliament. Hard though it is to believe, older people in care homes who have to pay for their own care are currently not protected …
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Age UK London has launched a report outlining recommendations for getting more of the 2.1 million older people in London online. 78% of Londoners aged over 75 are not online and a total of 661,000 people over the age of 55 in London have never used the internet; Wealth of the Web: Broadening Horizons Online …
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Do you remember the Opinion Exchange article ‘Did you know you were for sale?’ The first article publishing information was in August 2013 with an update in December 2013. Now a further update. As you are aware the government is sending a leaflet to every household in the country to explain its new system. This was to …
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Following the launch of Age UK London’s campaign “Wealth of the Web” campaign to support more older people to get online the Mayor’s Talk London online forum has launched a discussion on what motivates older people to get online and what kind of experiences people have. Visit the Talk London website. Why not have a …
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We have previously featured a survey for mobility scooter users on the Opinion Exchange, but this is a new one which also features a prize draw! Rica (more information at www.rica.org.uk) an independent UK research charity working for older and disabled people, is conducting a national survey of mobility scooter users for the Department for Transport. If …
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Along with interests in improving health and social care provision, a strong area of common interest which is emerging from discussion with Ambassadors here at Opening Doors London are models of shared social housing for older LGBT people. Linking to existing initiatives which are at a relatively early stage but which involve key players in the …
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We seem to be constantly telling people to be alert. If it is not bogus gas/electricity/plumbers at your door, junk mail scams or internet fraud that we are warning you about it is something different. What a shame that the people who think up these scams to get your money or identity do not put …
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Moorfields Eye Hospital

February 3rd, 2014 | Posted by Lynn Strother in Health - (1 Comments)

Do you use Moorfields Eye Hospital in City Road near Old Street? Did you know they were proposing to move to Kings Cross/Euston Area? Why move? Well the existing buildings are over 100 years old now and the configuration of these buildings offers little scope for true integration between clinical, research and teaching elements. The space …
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