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Sixty Icon More than 2.3 million elderly people are missing out on vital social care, says Labour
Older people in the most deprived areas are more likely to miss out on much-needed help with everyday tasks.
The Independent - Posted 21/12/2017

Sixty Icon NHS workforce 'at crunch point'
The UK's medical profession is at a "crunch point", facing the prospect of too few doctors to treat rising numbers of patients, the regulator says.
BBC - Posted 19/12/2017

Labour warns of NHS 'disaster' as more than 100,000 posts are unfilled
The NHS has more than 100,000 vacant posts as hospitals are struggling to recruit staff, Labour has claimed.
London Evening Standard - Posted 19/12/2017

Sixty Icon The price of driving down care home costs? Staff who quit after a few weeks
Making money out of the sick, feeble and helpless means treating them and their care workers like rubbish. No wonder turnover is so high.
The Guardian - Posted 19/12/2017

NHS hospitals unable to fill thousands of vacant posts, Labour says
Understaffing so acute almost one in four posts at some trusts in England are vacant, freedom of information requests show.
The Guardian - Posted 19/12/2017

PDF: Local system review report - Manchester
This review has been carried out following a request from the Secretaries of State for Health and for Communities and Local Government to undertake a programme of 20 targeted reviews of local authority areas. The purpose of this review is to understand how people move through the health and social care system with a focus on the interfaces between services.
Care Quality Commission - Posted 18/12/2017

Sixty Icon Manchester health and social care: Progress on integrating health services, but lots more work required
The Care Quality Commission has published its findings following a review of health and social care in the city of Manchester.
Care Quality Commission - Posted 18/12/2017

Human stories will convince the public that social care is worth investing in
Green paper must create a clear and compelling picture of living well with disability and in older age.
The Guardian - Posted 18/12/2017

Drug that holds back return of ovarian cancer gets UK licence
Niraparib, which can buy months of time before relapse after chemotherapy, is yet to be assessed for free availability on NHS.
The Guardian - Posted 18/12/2017

Slashing queues, helping new mothers: NHS explores apps for care in a digital age
Doctors, tech experts and scientists tested new ideas at a health ‘hackathon’ – now a fund aims to back the best with cash.
The Guardian - Posted 18/12/2017

The NHS desperately needs a new vision for the 21st century
The people of the UK deserve the best health service in the world and with the clinical talent and scientific innovations at our disposal, we can achieve it.
The Guardian - Posted 18/12/2017

Sixty Icon Social care postcode gap widens for older people
Council funding cuts have reduced help for the old in deprived areas, study shows.
The Guardian - Posted 17/12/2017

Can the Green Paper deliver everything on the social care Christmas list?
In launching the Doing Care Differently blog series, Independent Age has helped to illuminate the challenges and opportunities facing our ageing society.
Independent Age - Posted 16/12/2017

Sixty Icon PDF: Doing Care Differently
Social care was given an unprecedented high profile in the 2017 General Election campaign.
Independent Age - Posted 16/12/2017

How much is spent on health and social care in the NHS?
It’s correct that 61% of acute hospital trusts were in deficit by the end of 2016/17. So far this year the figure is 83%.
FullFact - Posted 16/12/2017

Sixty Icon Grenfell fire: Worrying number of PTSD cases among survivors and locals
A large proportion of the people living in buildings close to Grenfell Tower show signs of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), six months after the tragedy, which killed 71 people, the NHS says.
BBC - Posted 15/12/2017

Sixty Icon Brexit: the implications for health and social care
Although the EU has limited legal jurisdiction over how health and care services are organised and provided in member states (European Union undated), the UK’s vote to leave the EU will have major implications for health and social care in England.
The King's Fund - Posted 14/12/2017

Four Seasons Health Care gains breathing space
Care home company Four Seasons Health Care has won a reprieve on a major debt repayment which threatened the future of the firm.
BBC - Posted 14/12/2017

Sixty Icon Four Seasons Health Care earns reprieve after deal with creditors
Uncertainty for 17,000 care home residents ended temporarily after troubled firm strikes debt holiday deal with private equity investors.
The Guardian - Posted 14/12/2017

Failure to rehouse Grenfell survivors 'could worsen mental health'
Health officials and support groups warn of fresh wave of post-traumatic stress six months after disaster that killed 71 people.
The Guardian - Posted 14/12/2017

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