Pratik Patel BDS, Principal Dentist, Educational Supervisor with Health Education England and Co-Chair of Brent and Harrow Local Dental Committee, looks at Improving oral health for older people in care homes in Brent and Harrow.
The fourth edition of LaingBuisson’s Children’s Services UK Market Report has been published, covering; special education, foster care, adoption, children’s residential care, leaving care, safeguarding, guardianship and other services.
At Croydon, we know that successful integration of health and social care is not just about the local authority working closely with the NHS, writes Tony Newman, Leader of the London Borough of Croydon. So what is being done to meet the needs of communities in South London?
More than 50,000 people have taken charge of their own care after being handed control of how their NHS funding is spent.
Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, the Rt Hon Matt Hancock MP, has today called for an end to what he has described as a “broken” care system for patients with autism and learning disabilities. This follows the publication of an interim report from the CQC.
Around 8,000 more nurses, midwives and nursing associates are now registered to work in the UK compared to 12 months ago, according to the latest figures published on 8 May by the NMC. However, pressures are far from abating.
ExtraCare Charitable Trust commissioned Aston University, and subsequently Lancaster University, to evaluate whether its approach increased positive outcomes for healthy ageing. Mick Laverty, Chief Executive of ExtraCare, assesses what this means for health outcomes
Secondary schools across England are being asked to volunteer to take part in a statistical survey that will act as a barometer for young people’s alcohol, nicotine and drug use.
Eight new Mental Health Networks have been announced by UK Research and Innovation (UKRI) to bring researchers, charities and other organisations together to address important mental health research questions.
Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, Matt Hancock, is travelling to China to highlight the importance of healthcare collaboration in developing innovative digital health solutions.
Tim Elwell-Sutton, Assistant Director of Strategic Partnerships at the Health Foundation, offers his insight on the impact of the social determinants of health, the cost of health inequalities and why, most crucially, it makes sense to invest in boosting health outcomes.
Professor Russell Viner, President of the Royal College of Paediatrics for Child Health (RCPHC), has responded to the government’s consultation on energy drinks, urging them to ban the sale of sugary drinks for under 16’s.