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Care England warns about CQC next phase

Care England warns about CQC next phase

The closing date has now passed for the Care Quality Commission’s recent consultation on their next phase of regulation. This was the second consultation on proposed changes to the way the CQC regulate health and adult social care services. They asked for views on how the CQC should respond to our changing society and the […]

10th August 2017 | By | Reply More
Lord Foulkes reports on the rights and care of the elderly within Europe

Lord Foulkes reports on the rights and care of the elderly within Europe

The PACE Committee on Social Affairs has called on European governments “to take measures with a view to combating ageism, improving care for older persons and preventing their social exclusion”. While welcoming the growing trend towards strengthening the protection of older persons’ human rights, the members underlined that negative stereotypes of older persons continue to […]

19th June 2017 | By | Reply More
Adult social care services should be able to recruit and retain some of their workforce from the EU

Adult social care services should be able to recruit and retain some of their workforce from the EU

VODG welcomes Health Committee’s focus on securing the social care workforce post-Brexit   VODG welcomes the House of Commons report on Brexit and health and social care, especially its focus on the workforce. Around 90,000 people from EU countries work in adult social care.   Commenting on the launch of the Health Committee report Dr […]

28th April 2017 | By | Reply More
Delivered Health Solutions exclusive UK distributor of Aeroguard 4S & Aeroguard Mini

Delivered Health Solutions exclusive UK distributor of Aeroguard 4S & Aeroguard Mini

Delivered Health Solutions (DHS) a specialist distributor to the care home and healthcare market have signed an exclusive agreement with a leading global brand to be the official partner and distributor of a revolutionary clean air concept,  Aeroguard 4S and Aeroguard Mini.   The Aeroguard products promise to remove harmful substances from indoor air pollution, […]

20th April 2017 | By | Reply More
Increasing numbers of 111 diallers being sent ambulances or directed to A&E-Nuffield Trust

Increasing numbers of 111 diallers being sent ambulances or directed to A&E-Nuffield Trust

The NHS 111 telephone service in England is sending not just an increasing number, but also an increasing proportion, of the people who call it to A&E departments and to ambulances, new research by the Nuffield Trust health think-tank has revealed (see note 1).  However, there is a high level of variation in how likely […]

22nd February 2017 | By | Reply More
Healthcare and property specialist re-joins the Royal Bank of Scotland

Healthcare and property specialist re-joins the Royal Bank of Scotland

The Royal Bank of Scotland has announced the appointment of Mike Hackett as Director of the Real Estate and Healthcare team for the Yorkshire and North East region.   Mike will be based at the bank’s ‘The Embankment’ office on Sovereign Street in Leeds and is responsible for managing a team of Relationship Managers and […]

10th February 2017 | By | Reply More
Sense calls for urgent investment into social care and new approach to health & social care integration

Sense calls for urgent investment into social care and new approach to health & social care integration

National charity call follows the publication of NAO report, which highlights the failure of the ‘Better Care Fund’   The national disability charity, Sense, has repeated its call for urgent government investment into social care. The action follows today’s report from the National Audit Office (NAO), which revealed that the ‘Better Care Fund’, designed to […]

8th February 2017 | By | Reply More
National health organisations publish a shared commitment to quality

National health organisations publish a shared commitment to quality

The National Quality Board (NQB) has today published a new framework that will promote improved quality criteria across all national health organisations for the first time. The new publication provides a nationally agreed definition of quality and guide for clinical and managerial leaders wanting to improve quality.  The approach has been agreed by the national bodies that form the NQB […]

21st December 2016 | By | Reply More
Lords to hear from health journalists and Chief Medical Officer on NHS sustainability

Lords to hear from health journalists and Chief Medical Officer on NHS sustainability

The House of Lords Committee on the Long-Term Sustainability of the NHS will tomorrow take evidence from the Government’s Chief Medical Officer, the Chief Scientific Advisor, KPMG and leading health journalists in the last set of evidence sessions of its inquiry.  The evidence sessions will start at 10:05am on Tuesday 20 December in Committee Room […]

19th December 2016 | By | Reply More
Jeremy Hunt MP to face accusations that he’s ignored social care & NHS funding crisis

Jeremy Hunt MP to face accusations that he’s ignored social care & NHS funding crisis

The House of Lords Committee on the Long-Term Sustainability of the NHS will next week take evidence from a star line-up of witnesses including Health Secretary The Rt Hon Jeremy Hunt MP, the Chief Executive of NHS England, Simon Stevens and the health spokespeople for the Labour Party, the SNP and the Liberal Democrats. The […]

9th December 2016 | By | Reply More
Swaffham nursing home invites local community to join them in Christmas appeal

Swaffham nursing home invites local community to join them in Christmas appeal

The staff and residents at Meadow House nursing home in Swaffham, Norfolk, are inviting members of the local community to join them in creating a gift that will be donated to the Christmas Shoebox Appeal.   The home, which offers dedicated care for people with a physical disability, specialising in care for people with Multiple […]

1st November 2016 | By | Reply More
House of Lords Committee on the Long-Term Sustainability of the NHS to be debated tomorrow

House of Lords Committee on the Long-Term Sustainability of the NHS to be debated tomorrow

FRANK FIELD, DAVID WILLETTS AND STEVE WEBB AMONG STELLA CAST OF WITNESSES TO GIVE EVIDENCE ON NHS FUNDING The House of Lords Committee on the Long-Term Sustainability of the NHS will tomorrow hold evidence sessions on public attitudes to funding the NHS and innovative funding models for delivering health care. You can watch the session live […]

24th October 2016 | By | Reply More
Salisbury care home’s safety tested in ‘highly realistic’ fire drill

Salisbury care home’s safety tested in ‘highly realistic’ fire drill

A family-owned care home provider put team members on the spot in a surprise fire drill complete with ‘smoke and fire’, attending fire crews and simulated casualties. The exercise was sprung on staff at Colten Care’s Braemar Lodge in Salisbury in partnership with Dorset & Wiltshire Fire Service. The home’s safety procedures were prompted to […]

18th October 2016 | By | Reply More
New manager appointed at Thors Park hospital in Thorrington Essex

New manager appointed at Thors Park hospital in Thorrington Essex

Danshell Healthcare Group has appointed Helen Davidson as manager at its Thors Park hospital in Thorrington, Essex.   Thors Park is an independent hospital that provides support for 14 men living with a learning disability. The hospital was recently rated ‘Good’ by the Care Quality Commission.   A qualified learning disability nurse and experienced manager, […]

21st September 2016 | By | Reply More
Sense responds to Jeremy Corbyn’s leadership manifesto pledge to integrate health and social care

Sense responds to Jeremy Corbyn’s leadership manifesto pledge to integrate health and social care

National deafblind charity Sense has responded to Jeremy Corbyn’s leadership manifesto in which he announced plans that a Corbyn-led Labour government would integrate health and social care. Kate Fitch, Head of Public Policy at Sense, said: “We welcome Mr Corbyn’s commitment to an integrated health and social care service, as we know from experience that […]

5th August 2016 | By | Reply More
Luton over 70’s invited to take part in ground-breaking research involving exercise and nutrition

Luton over 70’s invited to take part in ground-breaking research involving exercise and nutrition

A health drive to get older people from Bedfordshire to become more active is being launched as part of a Europe-wide study.   Men and women aged 70 years and over from the area are being invited to take part in ground-breaking research involving exercise and nutrition.   The aim is to find the best […]

21st July 2016 | By | Reply More
Healthcare Assistant dons finest fancy dress and raises funds for breast cancer charity

Healthcare Assistant dons finest fancy dress and raises funds for breast cancer charity

A Healthcare Assistant working at The Links care home in Broadstone, Poole raised more than £300.00 by walking 26.2 miles when she participated in The Moon Walk London on Saturday May 14. Mo Burton, 59, who has worked at The Links for more than two years, embarked on the challenge to raise funds for Walk […]

15th July 2016 | By | Reply More
Stephen Dorrell appointed as LaingBuisson Chairman

Stephen Dorrell appointed as LaingBuisson Chairman

LaingBuisson, the UK’s leading healthcare market intelligence provider, today announces the new appointments of The Right Honourable Stephen Dorrell as Chairman and Henry Elphick as CEO. Stephen Dorrell was a Member of Parliament for 36 years and during his career held the position of Secretary of State for Health and Chair of the House of […]

30th June 2016 | By | Reply More
Mismanagement of dementia costing health and social care system up to £1 billion a year

Mismanagement of dementia costing health and social care system up to £1 billion a year

A new report by the International Longevity Centre – UK (ILC-UK) demonstrates that a failure to prevent, diagnose, and treat depression, diabetes and urinary tract infections in people with dementia could be costing the UK’s health and social care system up to nearly £1 billion per year. The report, ‘Dementia and Comorbidities: Ensuring parity of […]

19th April 2016 | By | Reply More
Not to be missed-Driving Best Practice in Sheffield to focus on opportunities in Health and Social Care

Not to be missed-Driving Best Practice in Sheffield to focus on opportunities in Health and Social Care

  An Employer Conference, at Tapton Hall in Sheffield, is one not to be missed for Owners/Managers and Senior Personnel of Care Homes, Domiciliary Care Services, Hospitals NHS/Private and GP/Dental Practices. A unique opportunity for updating and networking relating to the future landscape in Health and Social Care.   The Conference will be an informative […]

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