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wansea University academics are calling for policy makers, regulators and healthcare professionals to adopt a structured medicine monitoring system.

CARE HOMES NEED STRUCTURED DRUG MONITORING, SAY ACADEMICS

Swansea University academics are calling for policy makers, regulators and healthcare professionals to adopt a structured medicine monitoring system, after research showed a positive impact on the...
Fiona Clark, Head of Operations at Home Instead Senior Care Chesterfield, has raised an amazing £554 for the charity Mind, by trekking 5,895 metres up Mount Kilimanjaro.

HOME INSTEAD REACHES NEW HEIGHTS

Fiona Clark, Head of Operations at Home Instead Senior Care Chesterfield, has raised an amazing £554 for the charity Mind, by trekking 5,895 metres up Mount Kilimanjaro. Fiona, 30, decided to...
Husband-and-wife team Kev and Amy Popat, owners of homecare provider Right at Home Solent and Southampton, have been named the Franchisee of the Year winners at the 2019 bfa HSBC Franchise Awards.

RIGHT AT HOME SOLENT AND SOUTHAMPTON SCOOPS TWO AWARDS

Husband-and-wife team Kev and Amy Popat, owners of homecare provider Right at Home Solent and Southampton, have been named the Franchisee of the Year winners at the 2019 bfa HSBC Franchise Awards. ...
Shropshire care home and manager fined after medication errors put residents at risk of ‘serious harm’

Shropshire care home and manager fined after medication errors put residents at risk of ‘serious harm’

A Shrewsbury care home owner and its former manager were fined over £50,000 at Telford Magistrates’ Court yesterday after admitting they failed to provide safe care to a service user. ...
Pharmacists in care homes could save NHS £135 million

Pharmacists in care homes could save NHS £135 million

The Royal Pharmaceutical Society, RPS, has published a report stating that the NHS could save £135 million a year if they introduced a pharmacist into every care home across the UK. The...
CQC Survey Reveals ‘No Notable Improvement’ in People’s Out-Of-Hospital Mental Health Care

CQC Survey Reveals ‘No Notable Improvement’ in People’s Out-Of-Hospital Mental Health Care

A Care Quality Commission survey of over 13,000 people who were treated and cared for in the community for their mental health problems has shown ‘no notable improvement’ in the last...
NICE says its new guidance begins to replace the now abolished Liverpool Care Pathway

NICE opens consultation for draft guidance on caring for dying patients

The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) has published a draft guideline to support the NHS in providing high quality and compassionate care for people who are dying. About...
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...
Parklands House Care Home

Rochdale care home rated ‘Inadequate’

The Care Quality Commission (CQC) has told Parklands House Care Home in Rochdale that it must improve or face enforcement action. During an unannounced inspection in October 2014, inspectors found...

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