New analysis by the Nuffield Trust has revealed that 90,000 extra social care staff are required to meet key manifesto pledges by the Labour and Conservative Parties. If the plans set out in the manifesto pledges are to be met, the extra staff will be required immediately.
Care England, a UK based social care charity, has called for fair funding, proportionate regulation and due recognition for carers in its' long-term 'manifesto for the future'.
The importance of nutrition to the integrated care debate report calls for nutrition and the management of malnutrition to be recognised and implemented as an integral part of care pathways within integrated systems of care.
The Prime Minister, Boris Johnson, has announced a £25 million 'cash injection' for hospices and palliative care services. What impact will this have when most services remain under pressure in the voluntary sector?
Matt Hancock, Sectary of State for Health and Social Care, has launched an evidence-based review into the NHS Health Check to assess the feasibility of adopting a more personalised, preventative approach, depending on individual characteristics.
The long-awaited social care green paper remains unpublished, but as well as tackling the major issue of how care is funded, it is also expected to place emphasis on the need for more integrated, person-centred approaches and innovative models of care.
New analysis from the Improvement Analytics Unit, a joint initiative between NHS England and the Health Foundation, has found that more than four in ten emergency admissions to hospital involving care home residents could be avoided with better provision of preventative primary care.
A new report is being launched in parliament today setting out the case for a Sector Deal for the learning disability sector, focusing on realising the potential of technology to boost investment and transform the way care is delivered.
The pathway for the Future Generations Wellbeing Act has been unveiled by John Ashworth, Shadow Health and Care Secretary, to enshrine a ‘health in all policies’ approach to future policymaking. Could this be the policy change we need?