UN Convention Workshop Report September 2014
Sheffield Centre for Independent Living as a member organisation of the Network of Networks rolled out consultation documents and held a workshop to secure the opportunity for disabled people in Sheffield to participate in the independent living Strategy and implementation of the UN Convention. It is hoped the following consultation responses help inform the Independent Living Strategy Group’s annual report, as well as the government’s response to the UN Convention’s 2015 report.In addition to involving as many disabled people as possible through the distribution of questionnaires and signposting to legislation SCIL hosted a workshop on 30th September 2014 to provide disabled people in Sheffield with a chance to take part and influence Government decision making in both of these areas. Furthermore SCIL hopes its methods were able to put disabled people at the centre of its activities and help develop the idea of co production and promote the strengths of a user led organisation.The report is attached here.
UN Convention Workshop Report February 2015
UN Convention Report
Please find reports attached from the focus group “ Rights for Real” jointly hosted by SCIL (Sheffield Centre for Independent Living) and Mind in association with the “Network of Networks” and the Office for Disability Issues which took place on February 3rd. Participants discussed the five articles of the UN Convention relating to Health, Living Independently and in the Community, Work and Employment, Education and Accessibility.
A second focus group on the UN Convention “Rights for Real” was jointly hosted by Sheffield Centre for Independent Living and Mind in association with the “Network of Networks” and the Office for Disability Issues and took place on February 3rd 2015. Participants discussed the five articles of the UN Convention relating to Health, Living Independently and in the Community, Work and Employment, Education and Accessibility. You can download the following reports from the focus group :- draft report and write up
Pharmacy Services Consultation Feedback
Sheffield CIL hosted a Focus Group last October on the future of Pharmacy Services in Sheffield. Please find a letter and executive summary/consultation report attached regarding the pharmaceutical needs assessment.
NHS Car Parking Response
Following the Governments consultation on NHS Car Parking: Government response to consultation on improving access for patients’ the results of this consultation has now been published. You can view the response to the consultation at the website
Right to Control News Bulletin
Richard Webb, Director of Communities for the council welcomed disabled people and their carers, as well as representatives from organisations across the city to the launch event for Right to Control on the 10th May. Please find the Right to Control news bulletin attached to read what was said at the event and what happens next.