NICE seeks applications for falls prevention guidance committee

NICE are looking for people with experience of falls in older people to join their new committee to update guidance on assessing risk and prevention for falls.

The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) are seeking applications to join their new committee to update guidance on assessing risk and prevention for falls. They’re looking for people with experience of falls in older people, including patients, people who use services, or members of the public and their advocates. Read on for more details, or click here to view the recruitment page.

NICE would welcome an application from those who have recent experience or knowledge of this topic and are able to reflect the views, experiences and needs of the public to ensure they are included in the development of these guidelines.

In particular, NICE are seeking people with the following experience and understanding of falls:

  • through personal experience you have of treatment and care provided for you by the NHS
  • as a relative or unpaid carer of someone who has used relevant health services
  • as an advocate, volunteer, or officer of a relevant voluntary organisation or support group.

If you know of someone at your organisation or within your networks that would be interested in joining this committee, please see and share the recruitment advert which contains full details, including how to apply. Recruitment is open until 5pm on 12/05/2022.

If you consider it appropriate, NICE would be happy for you to promote this vacancy through social media or other communication channels at your disposal. You can follow NICE on Twitter @NICEGetInvolved and they would be grateful if you could retweet their recent tweet about this recruitment.

Community Transport seeking new Trustees

The Charity Community Transport is looking for new Trustees and welcome applications from people connected to the Age UK Network.

The Charity Community Transport is looking for new Trustees. They’re really keen to hear from any Age UK people as they bring expertise around older people, disability etc and their transport needs. If you would be interested in finding out more, please contact their CEO Jo Beaumont – jo.beaumont@communitytransport.org

Community Transport is a charity that brings people and opportunities together to help transform lives and build better communities. The Charity has been established since 1966 and consists of the following three divisions: CT Passenger, CT Furniture, & CT Training. Find out more about Community Transport here.