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19 - 20 March 2025

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25 Jan 2024

Minister of State in the Department for Health and Social Care to Address Care Community at UK Care Week in March

London, 25/01/2024 – UK Care Week is proud to announce their surprise guest for the 20th & 21st March at the NEC, Birmingham. Helen Whately, Minister of State in the Department for Health and Social Care, will deliver a keynote address set to ignite discussions on the current state of the care sector.


Appointed as Minister of State in the Department for Health and Social Care on 26 October 2022, Helen Whately brings a wealth of experience and a passion for driving positive change in the healthcare landscape. Her dedication to public service is evident in her previous roles, where she served as Exchequer Secretary to the Treasury and as Minister of State (Minister for Care) at the Department of Health and Social Care.


Notably, Helen Whately also contributed significantly as Parliamentary Under Secretary of State at the Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport. Her diverse background reflects a deep commitment to enhancing the well-being of individuals and communities.


Key takeaways will include insights into the future of health and social care policies, innovative strategies for improving the quality of care and delivery of the government's vision for the care sector.


This addition to the programme makes UK Care Week 2024 an event not to be missed!


Across the 2 days, care professionals have the opportunity to dive into the latest innovations, learn from industry leaders, and celebrate the collective efforts to enhance the quality of care. Tickets are free, to register or for more information visit

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