A selection of our appearances in the media.
In May 2023, we published ‘Valuing Carers 2021’ in collaboration with Carers UK. The research, undertaken by Maria Petrillo and Matt Bennett was covered widely in the National press, On Sky News (TV) and on their website, on BBC One Yorkshire (TV), Channel Five, LBC News, BBC News online, and ITV online.
Carers UK’s Laura Bennett was interviewed on Times Radio, BBC Radio Humberside, and BBC Radio Shropshire about the report. It was also covered on
Magic FM (Bauer group) ,The Global Radio network (Capital FM, Smooth Radio, and Gold Radio), and on many BBC local radio stations.
The report was featured in regional press, in the Yorkshire Post, Sheffield Star, Western Mail (Wales), Sunderland Echo, the Hartlepool Mail, and Epping Forest Guardian.
In March 2023, Professor Sue Yeandle gave evidence to the House of Lords Integration of Primary and Community Care committee, click here to watch the session.
The following day, a clip from the sessions was played on BBC Radio Sheffield on the morning show, and Sue was interviewed on the the afternoon ‘drive time’ show.
To mark Carers Rights Day 2022, we collaborated with Carers UK on a report entitled ‘Cycles of caring: transitions in and out of unpaid care’, and added insights into the nature of unpaid care in the UK. The research was undertaken by Maria Petrillo, Matt Bennett and Gwilym Pryce and was featured on the BBC News website, The Sheffield Star, UK Daily News and more.
Matt was also interviewed on BBC Radio Sheffield.
On 25th October, Centre for Care Co-Investigator, Professor Catherine Needham (Lead for Care as a Complex, Adaptive Ecosystem gave evidence to the Scottish Parliament Health, Social and Sport Committee. Advisory Board member Professor Jon Glasby also gave evidence in this session. Click here to watch the session.
In August 2022, the Centre for Care submitted scrutiny questions to the Senedd for the Health and Social Care Committee. The committee met on 6th October and our questions on unpaid carer wellbeing, unpaid carer financial hardship during the cost of living crisis and working conditions for care workers were discuss in detail. Click here to watch the session.
Centre for Care Co-Investigator Dr Kate Hamblin gave oral evidence on digital technologies to the House of Lords Adult Social Care Committee inquiry into ‘Lifting the veil: removing the invisibility of adult social care’. Click here to watch the session.
Centre for Care Director Professor Sue Yeandle and Co-Investigator Madeleine Starr MBE gave oral evidence to the House of Lords Adult Social Care Committee inquiry into ‘Lifting the veil: removing the invisibility of adult social care’. Click here to watch the session.