Winter crisis highlights care shortfall

Lord Porter, chairman, Local Government Association

Council leaders from the Local Government Association (LGA) have said the winter health crisis should incentivise the government to adequately fund the country’s social care system and address the social care funding gap, which the LGA predicts will reach £2.3bn by 2020. It claims the NHS will not be a sustainable service without a maintainable…

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