Nursing care rate rise an ‘insult’

A 2% rise in the NHS-funded nursing care rate has been described as an ‘insult’. The Department of Health and Social Care said the standard weekly rate per person will increase by 2% from £183.92 to £187.60 from 1 April. The higher rate will also rise by 2% from £253.02 to £258.08 per week. Funding…

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