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Ashley House signs off contracts despite frustrations

Ashley House has signed contracts to start work on two care schemes and has been awarded further projects but the length of time to...

New beginnings

The New Year has started with a new ministerial team and the strengthened role for social care within the Department and the title of...

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...

Pharmacists to be deployed in care homes

Pharmacists will be recruited to go into care homes to reduce the risk of overmedication and ‘preventable’ hospital stays, as part of an initiative...

Increase in child protection data breaches

The Fostering Network has expressed concern after Freedom of Information (FoI) requests found that the number of data breaches in child protection departments has...

Allied Healthcare seeks rescue plan as financial pressures bite

Allied Healthcare is planning to restructure its finances due to a ‘highly challenging environment’ that has placed pressure on the company. The homecare provider, which...
Care worker’s lacking ‘collective voice’, report finds

Care work’s poor public image needs urgent attention, say MPs

Reversing the poor public image that care work has is urgently needed to help boost recruitment and retention across the sector, which is in...

More people to receive joined-up care through integrated systems

Over 12 million people in England hope to benefit from better integration between health and social care services as four new areas join an...

Free flu vaccinations for Welsh care home workers

Care home workers in Wales will join NHS staff in being offered free flu vaccinations this winter. Last winter there were 71 reported flu...

Social care premium proposed by MPs

People aged over 40 and employers should pay into a dedicated fund to meet the growing demand for adult social care, as the current...