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‘Lack of trust’ remains between providers and commissioners, says CQC

Relationships between providers and commissioners in Northamptonshire need to improve as they are ‘hampering’ progress towards integrated health and social care, the Care Quality...

Appeal court decides in favour of Mencap over sleep-ins

The Court of Appeal judgement in the case of backdated sleep-in liabilities has decided in favour of Mencap - that it is only time...

Hancock told to ‘grasp the social care challenge’

NHS Confederation leaders have written to new health and social care secretary Matt Hancock urging him to create integrated services as well as introduce...

Transitions to AMHS need improving, says safety investigation body

A better managed and more flexible system for transitioning young people from child to adult mental health services needs to be in place, a...

Technology must focus on outcomes, says former care minister

Individuals and their outcomes must be the starting point when implementing technological solutions in the health and social care sector. Speaking during a panel discussion...

Sleep-ins a funding crisis for care provision?

Partner at Trowers & Hamlins LLP Emma Burrows examines the results of the law firm’s survey into sleep-ins We all know that care providers commissioned...

Target seal deals for £13.9m

Listed care home investor Target Healthcare REIT has completed the purchase of two sites for £13.9m. The group has bought the freehold of Cantley Grange,...

Children put at risk by ‘postcode lottery for support’, says inquiry

A postcode lottery of social care support is putting vulnerable children at risk, MPs today warned. An inquiry by the All-Party Parliamentary Group for Children...
Robert Kilgour hits out at care home spending inaction

Lessons from Scotland

Alistair Kleebauer looks at the Scottish care model to find out if it could be implemented in other UK countries A recent report by the...
Fee rises boost MPS Care turnover

Earmarking funds for health and social care

Hypothecated funding is on the political agenda. Deven Pamben assesses the arguments for and against. The decision to give the NHS a funding boost of...