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CHEC LAUNCHES BRAND-NEW ENDOSCOPY SERVICE FOLLOWING SUCCESSFUL EXPANSION OF FACILITIES

CHEC LAUNCHES BRAND-NEW ENDOSCOPY SERVICE FOLLOWING SUCCESSFUL EXPANSION OF FACILITIES

CHEC (Community Health and Eye Care), one of the largest providers of community-based ophthalmology services in the UK, has launched a new endoscopy service as it expands beyond its renowned eyecare...
WELLBEING EVENT HELD FOR LINCOLNSHIRE CARE ASSISTANTS

WELLBEING EVENT HELD FOR LINCOLNSHIRE CARE ASSISTANTS

A wellbeing event has recently been hosted by home care provider Bluebird Care Lincolnshire to celebrate the efforts of their team.  Around 30 team members and their families from the...
SOCIAL CARE WORKERS TELL GOVERNMENT IT’S TIME TO PAY FAIR FOR CARE

SOCIAL CARE WORKERS TELL GOVERNMENT IT’S TIME TO PAY FAIR FOR CARE

Hundreds of social care workers, providers and those who draw on social care will be lobbying Parliament on 19 July and telling MPs about the crisis in social care and giving their personal stories...
RESEARCH REVEALS TOP BARRIERS TO ADOPTION OF TECHNOLOGY IN UK CARE HOMES

RESEARCH REVEALS TOP BARRIERS TO ADOPTION OF TECHNOLOGY IN UK CARE HOMES

A new, independent survey commissioned by P2P (Procure-to-Pay) technology firm Zupa, has revealed inconsistencies amongst care home managers in relation to the role of technology in UK care homes....
NEW WALFINCH FRANCHISEES COMMIT TO OUTSTANDING CARE

NEW WALFINCH FRANCHISEES COMMIT TO OUTSTANDING CARE

When friends Laura Piniero and Angela Harding saw what they considered to be poor care, they knew they could deliver much higher quality care than that. Recently they became the Walfinch franchisees...
ARQUELLA RAISES £850K TO TARGET CARE HOME MARKET

COMPANY BEHIND NURSE CALL SYSTEMS RAISES £850K TO TARGET CARE HOME MARKET

A Sheffield company which provides advanced ‘nurse call’ systems for care homes has secured an £850,000 investment from Traditum Private Equity and NPIF – Mercia Equity...
INTEGRATED CARE SYSTEMS LAUNCHES NEW ERA FOR HEALTH AND SOCIAL CARE

INTEGRATED CARE SYSTEMS LAUNCHES NEW ERA FOR HEALTH AND SOCIAL CARE

From 1 July 2022, Integrated Care Systems (ICS) will change the way health and care services are planned, paid for and delivered across England. From Friday, the 42 ICSs across England will be...
KILOMETRES FOR CARE WORKERS AT LEEDS 10K

KILOMETRES FOR CARE WORKERS AT LEEDS 10K

Employees at Leeds-based healthcare recruitment agency Gilbert Meher are set to run the Jane Tomlinson Run For All Leeds 10k on Sunday 3 July in full PPE and face masks. The firm will be raising...
PREPARING FOR YOUR CHILD’S TRANSITION TO ADULTHOOD

PREPARING FOR YOUR CHILD’S TRANSITION TO ADULTHOOD

On Friday 24 June, Dimensions, one of the largest providers of support in the UK for adults with learning disabilities and/or autism, is hosting a free online event for any family whose child is...
LEADERS PUBLISH BUSINESS CASE FOR DISRUPTIVE NEW TEACH FIRST STYLE SCHEME

LEADERS PUBLISH BUSINESS CASE FOR DISRUPTIVE NEW TEACH FIRST STYLE SCHEME

Leaders from across the social care sector and graduate recruitment have published their business case to develop a new Social Care Leaders Scheme. Building on the success of Teach First and other...

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