Tuesday 11 December 2018
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Nursing boss Christine Hayes failed to protect residents

A former nursing home director failed to protect vulnerable people in her care, a hearing has ruled.

Vitamin B may not reduce the risk of memory loss

Vitamin B may not reduce the risk of memory loss according to a new study in the online issue of Neurology, the medical journal of the American Academy of Neurology.

Care plan savings over-optimistic

Questions are being asked about what impact a flagship government scheme to improve the care of vulnerable patients in England will have.

Bedford care home: Nurse failed to list medication on transfer

An elderly man failed to receive vital medication after a transfer to an £800-a-week nursing home in Bedford because of a system failure, a coroner said.

Antibodies cross blood-brain barrier in primates

Antibodies could cross blood-brain barriers in primates, according to a study published in Science Translational Medicine

Care home life in Wales unacceptable, says older people's watchdog

Many older people living in Welsh care homes have an "unacceptable quality of life" and quickly become institutionalised, says a watchdog.