VIDEO: The future of social care for older people was discussed at the Guardian’s second Ageing Population Quarterly event, where care minister Norman Lamb said the current system was “completely inadequate”.
David Cameron’s effort to avoid an A&E crisis by giving struggling hospitals £500m is “nothing more than papering over the cracks”, the British Medical Association have said.
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Money to cut UK hospital waits will not cure deeper ill.
Third Force News
Third sector organisations employ a third of all staff on zero hours contracts, according to new research by the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development.
Health Service Journal
A reconfiguration of healthcare at Mid Staffordshire Foundation Trust is critically flawed, it has been claimed, after it emerged several key managers have never been consulted over their views.
A group of teenagers have created a lasting monument for patients at a Lewis-Manning Hospice in Poole to celebrate their lives, as part of their National Citizenship Scheme course.
Thank you Thornbury, say St Peter’s Hospice staff and volunteers after raising more than £500,000 in the town alone
A grateful charity has praised Thornburians for the unflagging support and boundless generosity.