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The NHS could be short of 51,000 nurses by the end of the Brexit transition period, a new report has warned today.
Health secretary Matt Hancock has said the Government is committed to supporting local councils in improving health locally through ‘innovation, communication and community outreach.’
Grimsby has the ‘unhealthiest’ high street in Britain, according to a study that looks at the impact of the high street on the health of a town’s residents.
Children going into care or being adopted often risk losing touch with their brothers and sisters, according to new research – even though these can be their most important relationships.
More than half of people are underestimating care-home costs by around £12,000 a year, new research has revealed.
The scale of the challenge of vulnerable children needs ‘bold solutions’ such as a 25-year plan for early intervention, says the chief executive of the Early Intervention Foundation.
Social care has been given an £800m boost in today’s Budget after chancellor Philip Hammond said he recognised the ‘immediate pressures’ local authorities were facing.
Health bodies have criticised the Government’s approach to pollution and called for legally enforced air standards to ensure cleaner air across the UK.
Council chiefs have warned that the majority of people are failing to consider how they will pay for care in the future.
The confidence of local authority leaders in their capacity to deliver adult social care has declined by over 20% in just eight months, a new survey reveals.