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Bluebird Cares and Gains Award

"Healthwatch Star" award presented to care company for treating patients like a family member

A Gateshead-based…

Hill Care Group staff at Macmillan Cancer Walk

Mighty marathon hike raises funds for Macmillan

CARE home staff have completed a mighty mixed terrain 26-mile hike across the Peak District to raise funds for Macmillan Cancer Support.

Home Instead Senior Care staff celebrating receiving their 50th “outstanding” CQC rating

Home Instead Senior Care celebrates receiving its 50th “outstanding” CQC rating

Home Instead Senior Care, the provider of award-winning in-home care, today celebrated receiving its fiftieth outstanding rating from the Care…

Clare Gingell - nurse at Hilton Nursing Home - posing for photograph in garden after bomb scare

Caring Doesn't Stop For A Bomb Scare

Hilton Nursing Partners nurse Clare Gingell found herself in the middle of…

Broomgrove Residents with Health Watch sign

‘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…

Man and woman reducing the gender gap

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…

Optalis care workers honoured at awards ceremony

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 …

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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…

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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…

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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…

Sherwood House staff

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’…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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.

Care home closes after CQC remove operator's registration

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.…

Our Health Heroes – 2018 winners

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…

Chris, Hannah and Molly with their work experience week awards

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.


Clare Silvester - New Key Appointment at Runwood Homes

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…

Innovation Centre Of Excellence by GreenTech Global

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…

Elderly residents visiting a school to see Egg-cellent Easter display

School invites elderly to see Egg-cellent Easter display

AN EGGSTRA special invitation was sent to care home residents for a Runcorn school’s Easter assembly.

Residents from Simonsfield Care…
BT staff volunteering at a Teesside care home

BT staff volunteer at Teesside care home

CALL centre workers swapped telephones and keyboards for shovels and dominoes for a day volunteering at a Teesside care home. Staff from a BT …

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NACC Care Chef of the Year 2019 finalists announced

The National Association of Care Catering (NACC) has announced the finalists for the NACC Care Chef of the Year 2019 competition, taking it one…

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Blood Clot Survivor Launches Product To Help Save Lives - And NHS Cash

A man who almost died from a blood clot is to launch a product which could save the NHS millions of pounds a year.

Paul Westerman suffered…

Smart Home Social Care - Carer & elderly man on ipad

Smart Home Social Care 

As the population ages, the demand for high quality carers rises. By 2026 it’s predicted that the UK will need around …

Skills for Care launches new guide to help services improve

Skills for Care launches new guide to help services improve

Skills for Care has launched a new online guide to help social care employers to identify, plan and implement improvements across their service…

Borough Care has appointed Chrisi Williams and Geraldine Blow as new Area Managers. Borough Care is the largest not-for-profit provider of care for older people in Stockport and has eleven homes across the borough. 

Borough Care Appoints New Area Managers

Borough Care has appointed Chrisi Williams and Geraldine Blow as new Area Managers. Borough Care is the largest not-for-profit provider of care…

Danemore Tenterden

£7.5m sheltered housing scheme opens at Danemore Tenterden

A major landmark in Ashford Borough Council's multi-million-pound modernisation plan for its sheltered housing schemes has seen the re-opening of…

Kathleen celebrating her 102nd birthday

Kathleen celebrates her 102nd birthday

CENTENARIAN Kathleen Cattermole has celebrated her 102nd birthday with family and friends at her care home in Derbyshire.

A party was held…

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Maidstone care home ‘rocks against dementia’ with music festival

Ashley Gardens Care Centre in Maidstone has hosted a music festival to help raise awareness of dementia and to encourage support for those living…

Leicestershire Partnership NHS Trust nurse

Leicestershire Partnership NHS Trust recruitment drive

Leicestershire Partnership NHS Trust is on a recruitment drive to attract more mental health nurses to work across Leicester, Leicestershire…