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Advocacy Awareness Week 2023 – What is advocacy?

Posted on: November 10th, 2023 by Amy

6 – 11 November 2023 is Advocacy Awareness Week and across the UK organisations have been getting involved by running events, producing resources, and opening up important conversations on the topic. At Beacon we’ve been reflecting on what we understand by the term ‘advocacy’ – what it is, why it’s important, and what its role is in relation to NHS Continuing Healthcare (CHC). The National Development Team for Inclusion (NDTI), organisers of the Advocacy Awareness Week initiative, say: “Independent advocacy is a powerful mechanism of support that enables people to say what they want, secure their …read more