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Trusts not complying to safer sharps rules

NHS Trusts not compliant with safer sharps rules, says MindMetre

Research from MindMetre has uncovered that a number of NHS Trusts are not complying with ‘safer sharps’ rules and are putting employees at unnecessary risk of needlestick injuries and...
Heathcotes Group plans to add eight homes to its portfolio in 2015

Heathcotes Group agrees £20 million expansion plan

Chesterfield-based healthcare provider Heathcotes Group has agreed a £20 million expansion plan that will double the size of its business, which specialises in providing care homes for adults...
Isabel Mantle, manager at Elmbank, enjoys the new garden with some of the home’s residents

New dementia garden unveiled at Nottingham nursing home

Residents at a Nottingham nursing home can enjoy the summer in a specially-designed dementia garden after the completion of a six-month project. The gardens at Elmbank Nursing Home in Mapperley have...
Pictured L-R: (l-r) Professor Karen Bryan, Pro Vice-Chancellor Faculty of Health and Wellbeing, Dame Esther Rantzen, Angela Duxbery, Deputy Head of Department of Allied Health Professions and Ruth Allarton, Head of Department of Allied Health Professions

Dame Esther joins Hallam to show benefits of 'Ageing Actively'

Dame Esther Rantzen joined Sheffield Hallam University yesterday (14 May) to make the case for supporting older people to remain active and maximise independence. The 'Ageing Actively'...
MD Thomas Owens said the launch of Essentual Group of Companies is the ’next step’ in the company’s plan

Essential Healthcare Solutions launches parent company

Following a 32% growth in 2014, medical equipment and services provider Essential Healthcare Solutions has launched a new holding company, Essential Group of Companies. Essential Group of Companies...
Vodafone UK and TotalMobile’s mobile solution means staff in Buckinghamshire can make up to two extra patient visits each day

Vodafone supports NHS trust to improve community care

Buckinghamshire Healthcare NHS Trust has been working with Vodafone to implement a mobile working solution to help improve the efficiency and quality of patient care in the community. The selection...
A computer-generated image of what the new development in Halesworth will look like

New vision for Suffolk care success

NorthStar , in conjunction with the Castlemeadow Group, has been selected as the preferred care provider and developer of a radical elderly health care vision for the town of Halesworth in Suffolk....
L-R: Ilone Burley, Dawn Hooper, Donna White and Patricia Owen

Second dementia award for Worcester home

Staff at a Worcester care home are celebrating after being awarded with the Worcestershire Dementia Standard for the second year running. Northwick Grange Care Home has been awarded the...
Lack of support services lands the vulnerable in police cells

Vulnerable people need ‘care, not custody’

Older people, children and people who are mentally unwell are being locked in cells due to a lack of health and social care provision, the police watchdog for England and Wales has found. Her...

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