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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

Sixty Icon More than two million pensioners caring for a relative, charity warns
The number of over-65s acting as a carer for a relative has topped two million for the first time, Age UK has warned.
The Telegraph (register) - Posted 14/12/2017

Babies' health suffers from being born near fracking sites, finds major study
Mothers living within a kilometre of a fracking site were 25 per cent more likely to have a child born at low birth weight, which increase their chances of asthma, ADHD and other issues.
The Independent - Posted 14/12/2017

Sixty Icon Cold weather and loneliness 'lethal in winter'
The combination of cold weather and loneliness could be lethal in the coming months, England's most senior nurse is warning.
BBC - Posted 14/12/2017

Sixty Icon Blending past insights with new ways of thinking – Jennifer Wallace on the role of wellbeing in social progress
Working for an organisation with a hundred-year history tends to change your perspective.
Webb Memorial Trust - Posted 14/12/2017

Sixty Icon NHS faces acute and growing staffing shortage, warns agency
Health Education England says service must recruit 190,000 more staff by 2027 but instead low pay and work pressure are driving skills drain.
The Guardian - Posted 14/12/2017

Flats scheme to help young adults leaving care system
Young adults who have grown up in care will have the chance to get their own decorated flats as part of a new initiative.
The Press and Journal - Posted 13/12/2017

Children’s social care is improving – but there is still more to do
More than a third of services are good or outstanding, but the standard of care in young offender institutions and secure training centres is a cause for concern.
The Guardian - Posted 13/12/2017

The state of social care shames us all
Care homes are unfairly relying on better-off residents to subsidise others’ care. The government urgently needs to increase funding to the sector.
The Guardian - Posted 13/12/2017

Sixty Icon ITV film reveals serious failings at UK children’s homes
Undercover reporters found evidence of understaffing, inadequate training and closure of homes before Ofsted inspection among other issues.
The Guardian - Posted 13/12/2017

Sixty Icon Four Seasons owner of 58 care homes in Northern Ireland faces collapse
Fears are rising that Four Seasons, which has 58 care homes in Northern Ireland, is heading for administration as hopes of a rescue deal for the debt-stricken group fade.
Belfast Telegraph - Posted 13/12/2017

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