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  • Proposal for a new data collection on carers

    1st December 2016 by

    Carers across Scotland provide unpaid care and support to relatives, friends and neighbours who need help because of illness or disability. We estimate that around 788,000 people in Scotland are carers¬†and annually they save the Scottish Economy nearly ¬£11 billion, equivalent to the cost of the NHS in Scotland. The new Carers (Scotland) Act will…

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