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Research and resources round up w/c 6 April 2021Research and resources round up w/c 6 April 2021

The Global Travel Taskforce have made policy recommendations on the safe return of international travel.

Marie Curie have published their Better End of Life Report 2021, which looks at how COVID has affected end of life care.

ONS: Coronavirus and vaccine hesitancy 17 Feb - 14 March. During this period reported vaccine hesitancy was lower than the 13 Jan - 7 Feb figures.

Skills for Care have published Workforce Intelligence reports on social work and also on personal assistants.

A technical specification has been published for transparent face masks.

PHE analysis suggests that COVID-19 vaccinations have prevented over 10,000 deaths in those over 60

The Older People's Commissioner for Wales has launched a manifesto for the Senedd 2021 Election.

A Kings Fund report: Shaping the future of digital technology in health and social care highlightes the "NHS-social care gap" when it comes to investment, research evidence and digital maturity.

LGA: The lives we want to lead: where next for the debate about care and support reform?

King's Fund blog: Making decisions about social care requires tough choices


The Care Provdier Alliance have published a web-page bringing together information on COVID-19 vaccination.

Recordings of the National Social Care Conference 2020 for Wales are now available.

LGA's new page on the adult social care workforce.


After the clapping stops: the crisis facing migrant care workers - 20 April 15.30-16.45

SCIE and Care Talk: Preparing for a new normal in social care 12 April 11.00-12.45

Care Talk: From New Normal to New Future - How has the response to COVID-19 changed social care practice? 30 June 2021.

The National Wellbeing Hub is running a webinar programme for social care staff in Scotland through April and May.

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