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    Maria Mallaband Care Group host their 4th Annual Care Awards

    Maria Mallaband Care Group host their 4th Annual Care Awards

    National care home operator, Maria Mallaband Care Group and Countrywide Care Homes held their 4th annual awards on Thursday 21st June 2018. The awards were created to acknowledge the efforts of staff and the impact they have on the lives of residents and their families. Residents, colleagues, relatives and visitors placed a staggering amount of […]

    9th July 2018 | By | Reply More
    House of Lords report urges government for clarity on EU healthcare deal

    House of Lords report urges government for clarity on EU healthcare deal

    The House of Lords EU Committee has today published its report Brexit: reciprocal healthcare. The Committee warns that in the absence of an agreement on reciprocal healthcare, the rights of UK citizens to hold an EHIC card for treatment in the EU will cease after Brexit. Other rights, provided for by the S2 scheme and […]

    28th March 2018 | By | Reply More
    Report reveals looming heart-breaking care crisis for disabled adults and families

    Report reveals looming heart-breaking care crisis for disabled adults and families

    3 in 4 (75%) family carers say they have no long-term plan for what will happen when they can no longer provide support to their loved one, according to the disability charity Sense. Over two thirds (67%) of families caring for disabled adults with complex needs live in fear of what will happen to their […]

    5th February 2018 | By | Reply More
    Fitness instructor works wonders in the Belong Warrington gym

    Fitness instructor works wonders in the Belong Warrington gym

    A Belong Warrington Experience Day customer, who suffered from a stroke in 2011, has recently re-gained strength and mobility, thanks to the help of the village’s specialist fitness instructor, Sian Ryland.   67-year-old John Pugh suffered from a stroke in 2011, which resulted in him losing the ability to fully use his arm and leg […]

    29th January 2018 | By | Reply More
    Obese? Time to get the right support in the bathroom

    Obese? Time to get the right support in the bathroom

    Whenever there’s discussion about obesity, it inevitably focuses on people’s need to lose weight. Never is their ability to live daily life debated. Yet being of large body mass has a huge impact on one’s ability to undertake things ‘normal-sized’ people take for granted- including going to the toilet. Changing a few things about the […]

    3rd January 2018 | By | Reply More
    Plans submitted for NI’s most innovative health and wellbeing park

    Plans submitted for NI’s most innovative health and wellbeing park

    Plans to create one of the most innovative and exciting health and wellbeing parks in Northern Ireland have moved one step closer after plans were formally submitted to Belfast City Council.   The King’s Hall Health and Wellbeing Park will be a flagship development in integrated healthcare, setting a new market standard not just in […]

    28th December 2017 | By | Reply More
    Call for written views into the potential impact of Brexit on health and social care in Scotland

    Call for written views into the potential impact of Brexit on health and social care in Scotland

    A Scottish Parliament Committee has issued a call for views on the potential impact leaving the European Union could have on health and social care in Scotland. The Health and Sport Committee would like to hear from people on the following questions: ·         How could the potential risks of Brexit for health and social care […]

    11th December 2017 | By | Reply More
    Lords to investigate if healthcare in the EU will still be available to British citizens after Brexit

    Lords to investigate if healthcare in the EU will still be available to British citizens after Brexit

    The House of Lords EU Home Affairs Sub-Committee today invites contributions to its new inquiry Brexit: reciprocal healthcare. The Committee will begin its work with an evidence session on Wednesday 13 September when it will question representatives from the Department of Health and the Nuffield Trust. Whilst this may not seem entirely ‘care’ related; many […]

    8th September 2017 | By | Reply More
    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 […]

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