Government allocates £200m for care workforce to support discharge

Karolina Gerlich, CEO, Care Workers' Charity

Local authorities will receive 40% of a £500m hospital discharge funding pot to help bolster the social care workforce over winter. Health and social care secretary Steve Barclay said the majority – £300m – would be given to integrated care boards (ICBs) to improve bed capacity. Allocations and payments will be made in the coming…

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