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    Today the NHS Confederation responded to Securing The Future: Funding health and social care to the 2030s, the report it commissioned with the Health Foundation and the Institute for Fiscal Studies. The aim was to produce an objective…

Alzheimer’s Research UK, the UK’s leading dementia research charity, is backing a call for governments worldwide to develop and implement action plans for tackling dementia. The recommendation, which comes during Dementia Action Week, is made in a report from Alzheimer’s…

New research among more than 2,000 adults has examined the UK’s eating habits, revealing how different parts of the country compare when it comes to fast food consumption, takeaway deliveries, restaurant visits and ‘food porn’ selfies. The survey found: London…

adult-obesity

Many say they lack the confidence to offer the best support to patients Brussels, 17 May 2018: European General Practitioners (GPs) are calling for more and better training on obesity in order to improve treatment and care for patients. A…

NHS trusts spend £1.46 billion a year on temporary staffing to plug the nursing gap – the equivalent of salaries for 66,000 newly qualified registered nurses If existing gaps were permanently filled, trusts could save as much as £560 million…

A “Vision” might be an overstatement but there has to be a clear statement of aims – to improve care for all – to develop (over 2 terms) into a care system designed to increase population wellbeing through prevention, early…

 The outsourcing of public services to non-statutory providers, especially the private sector, has been the delivery model of choice in the UK for around thirty years. The budget devoted to such contracts is hard to estimate but is reckoned to…

  The NHS Confederation has launched a petition calling on the government to commit to a funding plan for health and social care to 2035 in recognition of the crippling effects of rising demand, underfunding and workforce shortages. Following repeated…

–         42% of workers will work harder and increase their productivity at work if they are happy –         74% of workers believe their boss doesn’t care about their happiness at work –         Just 35% of workers would consider leaving if…

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Responding to a report published tomorrow by the Public Accounts Committee (PAC), The adult social care workforce in England, which suggests that the adult social care sector is underfunded, with the care workforce suffering from low pay, low esteem and…