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Carers face poverty and isolation, report says

BMJ 2001; 323 doi: (Published 10 November 2001) Cite this as: BMJ 2001;323:1089
  1. Jane Seymour
  1. London

    Caring for a relative or partner can leave people isolated and on a low income, a report launched this week concluded. Carers are also more likely to face ill health themselves.

    In a report drawing together recent evidence about the United Kingdom's 5.7 million carers, the Child Poverty Action Group and Carers UK said that many carers live in poverty as nearly …

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