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‘Living in a care home shouldn't be a barrier to being heard' - say Broomgrove residents

A group of Sheffield nursing home residents are helping shape the city's health services.

Broomgrove - which is sited just off Ecclesall Road - has become the…

 

Glasgow’s leading the way in reducing medicine’s gender gap

Glasgow is leading the way in closing medicine’s gender gap, thanks to a new initiative which was jointly launched on Wednesday 5th June by the Royal College of…

 

Local care workers honoured at annual awards ceremony

Social care provider, Optalis, honoured dedicated care workers for their outstanding performance at the annual Star Awards ceremony, held at Easthampstead Park…

 

Norovirus Outbreak Closes Hospital Wards In Cornwall

An outbreak of the Norovirus has forced medics to close hospital wards in Cornwall this morning. 

People are being urged to avoid the…

 

Local MP officially opens SRS Care Solutions' new Carluke office

A Scottish company specialising in providing home-based care solutions has opened a brand-new office in Carluke to reach people requiring help outside of hospital in…

 

TV licence shock as millions of over 75s will lose out

The BBC has scrapped the free TV licence for all over 75s, meaning only those who receive Pension Credit will be exempt from paying the fee from next year.

 

Sherwood Lodge and Sherwood House rated ‘Outstanding’

Cygnet Health Care’s Sherwood Lodge and Sherwood House rated ‘Outstanding’ by Care Quality Commission

Sherwood Lodge rated ‘Outstanding’ across all five CQC…

 

Hartlepool nursing home provider prosecuted by CQC for failing to provide safe care

A care provider that failed in its duty to provide safe care and treatment has been fined £24,000 and ordered to pay £14,000 towards the cost of the prosecution, and…

 

Oakham Grange, named Ardale’s first nursing home

Ardale, a new name to the residential and nursing care sector have named Oakham Grange as their first home. This 9 million bespoke 60 bed new build home is planned to…

 

Five ways to celebrate International Nurses Day 2019

As the world marks International Nurses Day on Florence Nightingale’s birthday this weekend (Sunday 12 May), editor Victoria Galligan takes a look at five ways that…

 

Four Seasons collapse: What will happen to 17,000 care home residents?

The care home operator Four Seasons has gone into administration, leaving 17,000 residents and 20,000 staff under a cloud of uncertainty.

The appointment of…

 

Hull care home closes as operator has CQC registration removed

A care home operator has had his Care Quality Commission (CQC) registration cancelled following a rating of “inadequate” in a recent inspection. The CQC took the…

 

Our Health Heroes Awards – 2019 nominations now open

Don't miss your opportunity to nominate a Health Hero! Our Health Heroes, the national healthcare awards which celebrate individuals, teams and organisations within…

 

Pupils praised by care home after work experience week

ELDERLY residents have expressed their gratitude to two school pupils after a week working at their care home for work experience.

15-year-olds Hannah Pears…

 

New Key Appointment at Runwood Homes

With 33 years’ credible experience within the health and social care sector, Clare Silvester has joined Runwood Homes at its Head Office in Hadleigh, Essex, to fill…

 

Innovation Centre Of Excellence

A ground-breaking new Innovation Centre aimed at the catering, cleaning and facilities management industries opened its stainless-steel doors for business on May 1 in…