Care services for the elderly and disabled could hit "breaking point" when the new National Living Wage comes into effect, councils say.
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The Migration Advisory Committee (MAC) has reluctantly recommended that nurses remain on the Government"s shortage occupation list (SOL) - while criticising the health sector for failing to maintain a sufficient supply of UK nurses.
A woman in a legal fight to recoup more than £250,000 in health care costs for her late elderly aunt, has described the process as "shabby".
The mother of a man whose death sparked an inquiry into a health trust has criticised a lack of response after it was revealed it failed to investigate hundreds of deaths.
Employers are continuing to illegally pay home care workers below the national minimum wage, as was outlined in a parliamentary debate
The fact that millions of vulnerable disabled and older people will lose out on basic social care support, which would offer them a dignity and levels of independence, obviously does not keep our elected politicians up at night.