On 21 November the annual London Older People’s Assembly organised by LOPSG is taking place at City Hall from 10 am – 4 pm. The theme is “The Economic Contributions of Older Londoners” with afternoon workshops looking at how older people contribute in different ways to London’s economy. Deputy Mayor of London Victoria Borwick will be …
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Your Views on Your Health Care

October 11th, 2013 | Posted by Jon Pushkin in Consultations - (0 Comments)

With so many questions surrounding health care, I have developed this survey with the aim of finding out what health care issues are important to older Londoners. The results will help organisations that work with older people develop strategies to address these issues. I would appreciate you filling in this short questionnaire (seven questions) and …
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NICE (the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence) is looking for older people who use homecare services, and/or carers, to join a Homecare Guidance Development Group. More information is given below and in the website link attached, and you can also contact Barbara Meredith, Barbara.Meredith@nice.org.uk if you have questions not answered on the website. …
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Retirement will happen to all of us unless we have never been employed or we are dead but is there or has there been enough discussion around retirement and how people make the transition from work to retirement.  What does retirement mean to people?  It is likely to mean very different things to different people. …
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Are you from an older people’s organisation or third sector organisation working with older people? How confident are y0u about getting your work commissioned by Clinical Commissioning Groups? Why not take this 5 question, 10 minute survey: http://bit.ly/1bRfgH3 and contribute to research which will give a picture of how third sector organisations see themselves in relation to CCG commissioning …
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The London Assembly Health Committee is consulting about how to improve diabetes services across London. Age UK London is planning to make an input to this consultation. It would be really interesting to hear from you if you have experiences or views about these services. You can find out more about the Assembly’s consultation at: www.london.gov.uk/moderngov/ieListDocuments.aspx?CId=304&MId=5062&Ver=4