Wednesday 17 January 2018
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Independent commission proposes reshaping of health and social care

The way that health and social care are currently organised and funded creates confusion, perverse incentives and much distress for individuals and families.

Choke death care home operator Anchor Trust fined

The operator of a care home where a resident choked and died has been fined £130,000.

Councils Warned about Care Charging Following Ombudsman Complaint - Our Response

Councils warned about care charging following Ombudsman complaint " Independent Age ResponseJanet Morrison, Chief Executive of Independent Age, said:

Abertillery care home nurses struck off over 'shocking failings'

Two nurses whose care led to "avoidable harm to vulnerable patients" at an Abertillery care home have been struck off by the Nursing and Midwifery Council.

NHS England announces 5 million to spearhead dementia diagnosis drive

Simon Stevens, Chief Executive of NHS England, announced a £5 million funding boost for GPs to increase identification of people with dementia.

What does Adult Social Care look like across CQC's new ratings?

Press Release from CQC: We have set out what Outstanding, Good, Requires Improvement and Inadequate Adult Social Care would look like across each of the key areas that we will routinely inspect services against.