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16 March 2023
The government is introducing new policies to get more over 50s into employment. Professor Anne Green discusses 'returnerships' and the labour market.
With concern growing about people with learning disabilities and autism being admitted to ‘long-stay’ hospitals, how can we help them rebuild their lives?
15 March 2023
Professor Simon Collinson responds to the announcement that 12 investment zones will be created near universities in England, including in the West Midlands.
14 March 2023
‘Why are we stuck in hospital?’ report reveals the challenges for people with learning disabilities and/or autistic people trying to leave ‘long-stay’ hospital.
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