Friday, 30 October 2020

National Pensioners Convention The September / October Campaign! Bulletin

  National Pensioners Convention

 

The September / October Campaign! Bulletin

The 'triple lock'

Chancellor Rishi Sunak confirmed the ‘triple lock’ mechanism to safeguard and raise the state pension each year will not be scrapped

 

Amnesty calls for Covid public inquiry

As lockdown began, thousands of patients were sent from hospitals into care homes.

 

In three months 18,562 people living in Care Homes died with COVID-19. Their report 'As if Expendable' highlights the UK Government's failure to protect older people in care homes during the COVID-19 pandemic

Read the full report on

https://www.npcuk.org/post/amnesty-international-care-homes-report

 

National Care Service

 

Calls grows for National Care Service as NPC webinar learns how neglected sector was devastated by Covid


Leading health and care experts told how the Covid-19 pandemic has ‘accelerated’ the multiple problems facing the UK’s ailing care system at a special NPC webinar summit for International Day of Older Persons.
 

Watch the webinar here

Order your copy of Goodbye Cinderella using the form here.

 

Petition

 

The NPC are supporting the We Own It campaign to protect the NHS from trade deals.


You can find out more and sign the petition on the link below.
https://weownit.org.uk/house-of-lords-letter

 

Find out more about the latest from the NPC on
https://www.npcuk.org/latest-news/

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