Health and Social Care

By William Eichler | May 24, 2018

IFS report reveals extent of social care funding ‘sinkhole’

IFS report reveals extent of social care funding ‘sinkhole’

Council chiefs have warned adult social care is facing a ‘sinkhole in funding’ which prevents it from easing the demand pressures on the NHS.

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