Tuesday 18 September 2018
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Eleventh charge in Winterbourne View care home inquiry

An eleventh person has been charged in connection with ill treatment and neglect of patients at a private hospital near Bristol.

Social care workers exposed to violence and aggression

A social care organisation has been fined for exposing workers to the risk of violence and aggression.

Apprenticeship tender opportunity

Skills for Care is inviting interest from social care employers or organisations working in partnership with employers.to increase the number of Advanced Level social care Apprenticeships. We are making up to £180,000 of funds available to support multiple projects in order to achieve the following:

Nurses call for Care Quality Commission to be strengthened

Results of a new RCN survey show that members believe the Care Quality Commission (CQC) needs to improve to become truly effective. The RCN has published 10 recommendations for change, to improve the relevance and credibility of the health care regulator for England.

Critics urge halt to 'rushed' disability benefit change

Changes to disability benefits are being "rushed through" to meet Treasury targets, campaigners have argued as peers prepare to debate the issue.

Cross party talks on social care reform to begin this week

Cross-party talks about overhauling care and support for the elderly and disabled in England will begin this week with campaigners urging politicians to consider major change.