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Serious health authority failings uncovered

Community Care Market News (News) August 2001 The Social Services Inspectorate has found that arrangements for registration, inspection and ensuring compliance with...

NHS head says health cash should go to care

NHS England chief executive Simon Stevens said last month that any extra health funding should be diverted to social care. Speaking at the NHS...

DoH announces further care trusts

Community Care Market News (News) October 2001 The Department of Health (DoH) has selected another eight care trust pilots to join its...

Research funding

The Department of Health has announced a five-year research funding grant of £816m for health research, including dementia. Mental health will see funding increased...

Call for urgent spending review

Community Care Market News (News) March 2002 A group of 21 organisations working with older people is calling on the government to...

Anchor Trust signs up to New Deal

Community Care Market News (News) April 1998 Anchor Trust has signed a national agreement for New Deal. It is one of the...

Supreme Court still to rule in London borough care case

The Supreme Court is yet to make a final ruling on whether Kensington & Chelsea council was justified in withdrawing funding for a night carer in a the case of an elderly resident in receipt of care services.

Public Co. Update

CareTech: Group finance director and company secretary David Pugh has stepped down to pursue other career opportunities. Michael Hill succeeds him, having been at the provider for the past year primarily worked in developing its fostering arm. Meanwhile, there are reports that unnamed private equity groups are looking to approach CareTech in a private takeover.

Dilnot plans ‘confusing’ claims insurer

Contrary to the many calls to government to implement the Dilnot Commission’s recommendations (CCMn July 2011), healthcare insurer Partnership has criticised the plans.

CLS Care buys care home freeholds

Community Care Market News (News) October 2003 CLS Care Services Group, the charitable care provider for older people, has recently purchased the...