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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...

Adult social care spending down 9% per person

Adult social care spending has fallen by 9% per person over the past decade, with cuts varying around the country but tending to be...
CareTech positive over fee rises

Revenue at CareTech grows 11%

Revenue at CareTech rose by 11.2% to £87.6m in the six months ended 31 March 2018 (H1 2017: £78.8m), its latest financial statement has...

Four Seasons parent not ‘in a position to pay’ interest

Interest payments on Four Seasons Health Care Group loans that were due by tomorrow (Friday) will not be paid as planned. In an investor announcement,...

Software company wins contract with Norfolk care provider

Global software company Civica has won a contract to digitise operational services at Norfolk’s largest care home provider, Norse Care. The £480,000 deal will see...

Former health secretary calls for integrated care in digital age

In an era of ‘digital exchange and artificial intelligence’ there can be no reason why people using the health and care system should suffer...

Half of children’s services budget spent on young people in care

Half of the £8.6bn children’s services budget in England is spent on 73,000 young people in the care system, research by the Institute for...
Andrew Ovey, head of healthcare at AXA IM-RA

AXA Investment Managers expands in France

The owner of the Retirement Villages Group Ltd has bought a portfolio of care homes in Paris in France for an undisclosed sum. The eight...
More than 6,250 care homes sign up to digital tool

ADASS survey reveals fragility of social care market

Almost a third of councils in England have seen homecare providers close or cease trading in the last six months, according to the Association...

Engie to invest in over 55s housing projects 

Energy and services company Engie is investing £15m in over 55s purpose-built housing developments to help tackle the under-provision of homes for older people...