Paul Burstow

The Rt Hon Paul Burstow MP was the Minister of State for Care Services from May 2010 until September 2012.

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Bowel cancer campaign is relaunched

Be Clear on Cancer

The Department of Health has today relaunched the Be Clear on Cancer bowel cancer campaign. Incorporating TV and radio advertising as well as face-to-face events around the country, the campaign, … Read more → – Bowel cancer campaign is relaunched

Applying for Capital Grant Scheme funding for hospices

The details of how to apply for funding from the Capital Grant scheme for hospices are now available. The scheme was announced by Paul Burstow, Minister for Care Services in May. … Read more → – Applying for Capital Grant Scheme funding for hospices

Commitments announced on preventing homelessness

A report setting out Government commitments to preventing homelessness is published today by the Ministerial Working Group on preventing and tackling homelessness. ‘Making Every Contact Count: A joint approach to … Read more → – Commitments announced on preventing homelessness

Applications for Workforce Development Dementia Fund now open

The Department of Health has commissioned Skills for Care to support the delivery of a national learning and development programme for the adult social care workforce supporting people with dementia. … Read more → – Applications for Workforce Development Dementia Fund now open

Paul Burstow calls for improvement in the early diagnosis rates of dementia

Update 4 July 2012: An audio clip of Paul Burstow talking about the importance of early diagnosis of dementia is now available at the end of this post. Care Services … Read more → – Paul Burstow calls for improvement in the early diagnosis rates of dementia

Department of Health publishes interim Winterbourne report setting out actions to improve care and support of vulnerable people with learning disabilities

The Department of Health has published an interim report as part of a review of events at Winterbourne View private hospital and a wider investigation into how the health and … Read more → – Department of Health publishes interim Winterbourne report setting out actions to improve care and support of vulnerable people with learning disabilities

New working group to help families juggle work and caring responsibilities

Care Services Minister, Paul Burstow, has announced a new government and employers working group to help give carers the support they need to stay in work alongside their caring responsibilities. … Read more → – New working group to help families juggle work and caring responsibilities