What's New

  • Women’s Network Exchange now available

    The latest issue or the NPC’s Women’s Working Party’s newsletter, Women’s Network Exchange is now available to download here. It includes articles about pension inequality, the real cost of living alone, the November NPC lobby of Parliament and women and See more ›

  • Health and Social Care Newsletter now available

    Issue 3 of the NPC’s Health and Social Care Newsletter is now available to view and download here. It includes articles on the recent NICE guidelines, plans for the NPC Dignity Action Day, ongoing meals on wheels, NHS Five Year See more ›

  • NPC gives its view on the Mandate for NHS England

    A little known consultation has taken place on the future direction of NHS England. Given its importance, it is shocking that there was so little information and publicity surrounding it. The NPC did however make a submission and you can See more ›

  • Latest Health and Social Care Newsletter now available

    The second issue of the NPC’s Health and Social Care Working Party newsletter is now available to download here.

  • UN Older People’s Day – A Living State Pension For All Generations

    On 1 October UN Older People’s Day, the NPC is calling for all generations of existing and future pensioners to having a decent, living state pension that takes them out of poverty. Across the country, members of the Convention will See more ›

  • NPC Campaign! Bulletin reaches 100!

    The hundredth edition of the NPC’s monthly Campaign! Bulletin is now available, with articles on the call for better state pensions, the BBC taking over responsibility for the over 75′s TV licence, the negative impact that funding cuts are having See more ›

  • First Health and Social Care Newsletter

    The NPC recently took the decision to merge its health and social care working parties into a single body. The new working party has now produced its first newsletter with articles on end of life care, privatisation in the NHS, See more ›

  • Women’s Network Exchange No 35

    The latest edition of the NPC Women’s Working Party newsletter, Women’s Network Exchange is now available. It includes a full report on the recent NPC Pensioners’ Parliament in Blackpool. You can download a copy here.

  • NPC call lobby over care and pension for 4 November 2015

    The NPC has called a national Lobby of Parliament for Wednesday 4 November 2015, with a rally in Committee Room 14, House of Commons from 1-3pm. There will be a range of speakers and government ministers will be invited to See more ›

  • August Campaign! Bulletin now available

    The August issue of the NPC’s Campaign! Bulletin is now available. The main article focuses on the ongoing and worsening crisis in social care following the government’s decision to delay the introduction of the care cap, underfunding of local authority See more ›

Campaigns

  • February Campaign! Bulletin now available

    The latest edition of the NPC’s Campaign! Bulletin is now available featuring articles on the future of free TV licences for the over 75s, a new inquiry into “intergenerational fairness”, the pension minister’s view of the new state pension, the See more ›

  • January NPC Campaign! Bulletin now available

    Happy New Year to all our supporters. January’s Campaign! Bulletin is now available to read or download here. If you wish to print out a black and white version this is also available here.

  • Older people and the media

    NUJ and NPC member, Roy Jones has produced a new briefing that exposes how older people are negatively portrayed by much of Britain’s media. You can read or download a copy of the briefing here.

  • December Campaign! Bulletin now available

    December’s NPC Campaign! bulletin includes articles on the NPC winter deaths campaign, the Autumn Statement. meals on wheels, training in the care sector and the BBC and the over 75s’ TV licence. You can see a colour copy here or See more ›

  • Autumn Statement Briefing now available

    The NPC’s briefing on the Autumn Statement on 25 November 2015 is available to read or download here.

  • November Campaign! bulletin now available

    November’s Campaign! bulletin is now available to download here or print out a black and white version here. Articles include the pension “triple lock”, recent remarks by the Taxpayers’ Alliance, the new state pension and women, the ongoing crisis in See more ›

  • October’s NPC Campaign! Bulletin now available

    October’s Campaign! bulletin includes articles about the forthcoming NPC Lobby of Parliament on 4 November 2015, Labour’s plans to set up a new Older People’s Commission, NICE guidance on ending 15 minute “flying” care visits, how women are badly affected See more ›

  • Whole-Person/Integrated Care Briefing Paper

    The idea of whole-person care or integrated health and social care is often mentioned by politicians, health professionals and the media. Just before the General Election, the Coalition government devolved NHS budgets to 9 local authorities in Greater Manchester, but See more ›

  • May’s Campaign! Bulletin now available

    This month’s Campaign! bulletin features articles about the party manifestos and issues of concern to older people, the lack of trained staff in social care, the impact of the triple lock on pensions, the privatisation of parts of the NHS See more ›

  • State Pension Campaign – brand new NPC pamphlet

    The NPC will launch a brand new pamphlet at the Women’s TUC on 12 March, entitled For What It’s Worth. The pamphlet explains how the new state pension system will be calculated and offers an analysis as to why future See more ›

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