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Councils facing a rising tide of complaints from the public about care services must listen to them and take action, the government regulator has warned.
The struggling adult social care sector is facing a growing workforce crisis due to chronic low pay and endemic job insecurity, a new report has revealed.
The nine successful councils chosen to share £700,000 to pilot cutting edge tech social care projects have been announced.
The financial problems of one of the UK’s largest care providers poses ‘credible risk of service disruption’ to local provision of social care, regulators say
Tiffany Cloynes and Joanna Phillips explore the key announcements in the Budget and how far extra funding will address the challenges faced by councils.
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.’
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.
The Government must set out a costed 10-year plan to help shore up the struggling social care system, MPs say.
The government's focus on reducing delays to transfers of care has tied up resources and has been detrimental to the long term health and wellbeing of those being cared for, social care directors have warned.