Autism Alliance

The Autism Alliance is the UK organisation for specialist autism charities which supports many thousands of adults and children with autism across the UK. Read more »

Feeling Safe, Keeping Safe

These practical guidelines, published by the Office of the Children’s Commissioner, explore what secondary schools can do to keep their students safe from harm. They are drawn from the experience of six schools judged to have done exceptional work in this field. Read more »

Front-line Leaders programme

The National Skills Academy for Social Care runs this programme, which helps front-line workers to develop leadership skills to drive innovation and service improvement. There are two new cohorts of this programme taking place from November. Read more »

Share examples of good practice – looked-after children

The NICE Collaborating Centre for Social Care is looking for examples that demonstrate high quality practice in supporting the health and wellbeing of looked-after children and young people which will feature in a new online resource to support service improvement in this area. Read more »

Share your views on Somerset health and care services

The Care Quality Commission will be inspecting Taunton and Somerset NHS Foundation Trust in September 2013 and would like to hear from anyone who has recently used local health and care services about their experience. A listening event is planned for 24th September 2013. Read more »