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Healthcare at Home appoints new CEO

Darryn Gibson has been appointed chief executive of Healthcare at Home. The appointment follows Natalie Douglas’ resignation in March after four years in the role. Gibson...

NFA chief executive to stand down

National Fostering Agency (NFA) chief executive Iain Anderson will be standing down from his position after ten years and replaced by David Leatherbarrow from...

Former ministers call for NI rise to help fund social care

National insurance (NI) contributions should be increased by 1p in the pound from 2019 to secure the NHS and social care, former ministers and...

Former ministers call for radical changes to health and social care

The NHS’s ‘need, not ability to pay’ principle should be extended to social care, two former health ministers have urged. Establishing a social care contract...

Care home fined after worker injured using faulty lift

Sutton in the Elms Care Ltd has been fined after an employee suffered ‘significant’ injuries after falling around 1.5 metres down a lift shaft...

CareTech revises possible offer for Cambian

CareTech Holdings has submitted a revised proposal to the board of Cambian Group as it considers a potential takeover. The terms of the proposal are...

Access to funded domiciliary care declining, says report

The number of people receiving local authority funded domiciliary care has been in steady decline since 2009 putting more pressure on the duties of...
EU care workers’ qualifications to be recognised after Brexit

Post-Brexit care recruitment could struggle, says report

Care providers could struggle to recruit workers after Brexit when freedom of movement ends, researchers have warned. There are 82,000 EU care staff making up...

Retirement village to become employee owned

Retirement village operator Middleton Hall is to become an ‘employee owned’ company from April 2019. The ARCO member will be the first UK retirement community...
Health and social care integration must happen quicker

Scottish care sector to benefit from nursing intake

The Scottish care sector is set for a boost after student nursing and midwifery places increased for the seventh consecutive year to reach record...