Carers UK

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"Throughout the 1990s, under the leadership of Jill Pitkeathley, Carers National Association expanded into a modern charity, developing services for carers. Many of Carers UK local branches focused their efforts on setting up scores of local carers centres.

"In 1997 the charity launched the first national helpline for carers supported by booklets and written information to help carers. Amongst the practical services created were projects to help carers back into work and to help former carers cope with bereavement.

"In 2001 Carers National Association was renamed Carers UK, responding to the challenges of devolution with a name that recognised the important role of Carers Scotland, Carers Wales and Carers Northern Ireland. Under the leadership of Imelda Redmond CBE the charity refocused on research and policy work with the aim of securing legislative change..." [1] wiki

Board (2012-3)

Accessed December 2013: [3]

  • CHAIR (Vacant)




Resources and articles

Related Sourcewatch


  1. Carers UK History, organizational web page, accessed December 12, 2013.
  2. Carers UK Celebrity supporters, organizational web page, accessed December 13, 2013.
  3. Carers UK Trustees, organizational web page, accessed December 13, 2013.