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Care worker’s lacking ‘collective voice’, report finds

Nursing weekly rate rise falls short, says care body

A 2% rise in NHS funded nursing care announced by the Department of Health and Social Care (DHSC) will not meet the pressures that...

Fresh warning to councils over charging procedures

Councils across England have been reminded that information given to families looking to place relatives in care homes must be accurate and meet statutory...
Immigration rethink needed, Scottish Care leader tells MPs

Scottish MPs told technological innovation must not replace care staff

Care sector representative bodies have warned a group of SMPs that innovation and technological advancements should not be used to replace human beings when...

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...