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Confusing contracts causing concern, claims Which?

Care homes are failing to provide contracts and neglecting to tell residents and their families about important terms and conditions, a Which? investigation has...

Project launched to help improve equality in social care

Skills for Care and the Care Provider Alliance (CPA) have launched a project to help improve equality in social care. Evidence from the health sector...

Hearing loss guidance to support older people published

Action on Hearing Loss has published guidance for care home managers and staff caring for residents with hearing loss. The 20-page document has been launched as...

LaingBuisson boosts international presence with acquisition of Intuition

LaingBuisson has acquired Intuition Communication, a provider of market intelligence and data for the international medical travel and UK private healthcare markets, for an undisclosed...
Target delivers portfolio diversification with investments

Target REIT raises £94m in share issue

Target Healthcare REIT has raised £94m after it issued more than 87 million new shares. The shares were issued at a price of 108p. Malcolm Naish,...

Choosing care causes major stress, finds CQC

Having to choose adult social care in England is one of the biggest sources of stress compared to other key life events, according to...

Healthcare investment rises to £1.32bn finds Knight Frank

It was a strong year for healthcare in 2017 as investors sought defensive sectors to put their money in, according to Knight Frank. Both...

CQC demands action to address longstanding Mental Health Act concerns

Patients with mental health issues experience care that does not fully protect their rights or ensure their wellbeing, a report by the Care Quality...

Potential sleep-in costs put pressure on local services

Extra cash raised by councils to pay for social care services will be ‘wiped out’ by the cost of paying for the government’s National...

More than 230 million medication errors occur each year, say researchers

An estimated 237 million medication errors could be happening in England each year, according to data, with mistakes in administering drugs more likely to...