Wednesday, January 23, 2019

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...

Adult social care workforce consultation launched

The Department of Health and Social Care (DHSC) has launched a consultation in partnership with Skills for Care looking into the challenges workers in...

Care England wins right to intervene in sleep-in appeal

Care England has now joined the sleep-in fray after winning the right to intervene in Mencap's Court of Appeal case, due to be heard next month.  The...

Cavendish Coalition demand clarity over EU social care workforce

The country ‘cannot afford’ to lose its EU health and social care workforce as it faces ‘huge challenges’ post-Brexit. The warning from the Cavendish Coalition...

More housing for older people needed says CLG Committee

The House of Commons Communities and Local Government Committee has called on the Government to recognise the link between homes and health in the...