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Following the news of a third UK lockdown, announced last night 4th January, close-contact indoor visits to care homes will no longer be allowed.

CLOSE-CONTACT VISITS BANNED IN CARE HOMES

Following the news of a third UK lockdown, announced last night 4th January, close-contact indoor visits to care homes will no longer be allowed. Under the new rules announced by PM Boris...
NCF Caring in COVID

NCF LAUNCHES ‘CARING IN COVID’ EBOOK

The National Care Forum (NCF), the membership association for not-for-profit social care providers, has launched an eBook to highlight the efforts of caregivers and local communities throughout the...
The reusable mask was developed by British company LiquidNano and has already been shown to kill a coronavirus that is genetically and structurally very similar to SARS-CoV-2.

SCIENTISTS EVALUATING FACE MASK BELIEVED TO KILL COVID-19

Scientists at Cambridge University are testing a face mask that has an anti-viral fabric coating which they believe may kill COVID-19. The reusable mask was developed by British company...
This year has seen a record number of nursing and midwifery university students in England, the latest data from UCAS has shown.

2020 SPARKS RECORD NUMBERS OF NURSING STUDENTS

This year has seen a record number of nursing and midwifery university students in England, the latest data from UCAS has shown. The final figures from this year’s admission cycle show...
Specialist training and recruitment company Premiumcrowds is now an official UK Government Kickstart Gateway – enabling firms to benefit from the scheme even if they are below the original 30+ placement initially announced by UK Government.

SMALL CARE COMPANIES CAN NOW BENEFIT FROM KICKSTART SCHEME

Specialist training and recruitment company Premiumcrowds is now an official UK Government Kickstart Gateway – enabling firms to benefit from the scheme even if they are below the original 30+...
Christmas Care Home Visits

CARE HOME RESIDENTS TO BE REUNITED WITH FAMILIES BY CHRISTMAS

Over one million COVID-19 testing kits will be sent out to care providers over the next month, enabling people in all tiers to visit their loved ones in care homes over the Christmas period. A...
Recognition for Care Workers

COLLABORATIVE CAMPAIGN LAUNCHED TO RECOGNISE NATION’S CARE WORKERS

The Institute of Healthcare Management (IHM) has joined forces with The Care Workers’ Charity (CWC), National Care Forum (NCF) and Thank And Praise (TAP) to promote the vital role of those...
NHS partnership Health Call is rolling out a new digital outpatients service to connect clinicians with patients at home and minimise the need to attend hospital appointments in person during the pandemic.

DIGITAL OUTPATIENTS SERVICE LAUNCHED TO RECOVER HOSPITAL CAPACITY

NHS partnership Health Call is rolling out a new digital outpatients service to connect clinicians with patients at home and minimise the need to attend hospital appointments in person during the...
The Care Workers’ Charity has partnered with Care Worker Tax Rebate to raise awareness to domiciliary care workers that they may be eligible to reclaim tax.

NEW PARTNERSHIP FORMED TO SUPPORT DOMICILIARY CARE WORKERS

The Care Workers’ Charity has partnered with Care Worker Tax Rebate to raise awareness to domiciliary care workers that they may be eligible to reclaim tax.  The Care Workers’...
COVID Resilience programme

CALL FOR A NATIONAL COVID-19 RESILIENCE PROGRAMME FOR OLDER PEOPLE

Public health agencies across the UK should launch a National COVID-19 Resilience Programme to support older people through the pandemic and to keep them healthy and resilient over the winter, a...

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