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Over 3,400 care homes receive spring Covid jabs

Over 3,400 care homes have received spring Covid vaccinations in the first week of the ...
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Vivant partners with medical treatment provider Annomo Health

High end home care services provider Vivant has formed a strategic partnership with medical treatment ...
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Caring Homes Group joins VIVALDI Social Care Study

Caring Homes Group has joined a national project designed to measure levels of common infections ...
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Spring Covid-19 vaccinations rolled out to care homes

Residents at care homes for older adults will begin receiving spring Covid-19 vaccinations on Monday.
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Routine Covid testing of hospital discharges to care homes to end in April

The routine Covid testing of hospital patients discharged to care homes is to end on ...
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UK Covid-19 Inquiry looks at impact on social care

Hearings begin on the impact of the pandemic on adult social care at the UK ...
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Billion pound cost of ambulance falls call-outs revealed

Almost £1 billion has been spent on ambulance calls for falls over the past four ...
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Research analyses Covid impact on care homes

New research by the University of Glasgow in partnership the Advanced Care Research Centre, University ...
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Care home urged to review burns procedures after resident death

A care home has been urged to review its procedures after a resident died partly ...
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Project targets inappropriate medication use in care homes

HC-One Scotland and the Care Inspectorate have completed a project to reduce the use of ...
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Spring Covid jabs advised for care home residents

The Joint Committee on Vaccination and Immunisation (JCVI) has recommended care home residents for older ...
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Care providers offer to help ease winter pressure on hospitals

Social care providers have offered to meet with health trust chiefs to see if they ...
3 months
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NHS and care homes initiative sees reduction in ambulance call-outs

A new initiative between Bolton NHS Foundation Trust and care homes has seen a significant ...
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Care home drone deliveries to be scaled up

A Northeast NHS Trust is scaling up a programme using drones to deliver medical supplies ...
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Colten Care nurses hold clinical excellence team conference

Around 70 Colten Care nurses, with a combined 1,206 years of experience, came together for ...
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Dementia diagnosis reaches three-year high after NHS teams sent into care homes

NHS dementia diagnosis has reached a three-year high after health professionals were set into care ...
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Coroner finds care home took two days to make 999 call

A coroner’s investigation has found a care home took two days to call emergency services ...
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Scabies outbreak in care homes ‘under control’ says councillor

An outbreak of the skin condition, scabies, in care homes in Oldham is being brought ...
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Agincare helps tackle delayed hospital discharges with new nursing unit

A new Agincare nursing unit has made a major impact on delayed hospital discharges in ...
6 months
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Chief medical officer highlights timebomb of ageing demographic in rural and coastal areas

The increasing healthcare needs of elderly populations concentrated in coastal and rural areas has been ...
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Government figures reveal low care home staff take-up of Covid vaccination

Government figures have revealed just 4.2% of staff in older adult care homes have received ...
6 months
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Social care infection reduction project secures UKHSA funding

An industry leading social care research project designed to reduce infection and improve lives has ...
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Nursing home staff to be first to give Covid jabs to residents and colleagues

A UK first this autumn will see staff at four nursing homes in Barrow deliver ...
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HC-One launches nursing preceptorship programme

A nursing preceptorship programme to support newly qualified and registered nurses and increase recruitment and ...
7 months
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BREAKING NEWS: Name of new variant Covid outbreak care home revealed

Shipdham Manor in Thetford has been revealed as the care home where 28 cases of ...
8 months
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BREAKING NEWS: New Covid-19 variant found at Norfolk care home

The new BA.2.86 Covid variant has been found at a Norfolk care home where 28 ...
8 months
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BREAKING NEWS: Autumn vaccinations brought forward due to new Covid variant

Flu and Covid-19 vaccinations have been brought forward by a month in England as a ...
8 months
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Framework agreement to improve patient pathways from hospitals to care

A new framework agreement has been published to improve patient pathways from hospitals to an ...
9 months
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Chief nurse launches Hallmark care home nursing community

Chief nurse for adult social care, Deborah Sturdy, was the guest of honour at the ...
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NHS sets out plans to prepare for winter

The NHS is set to announce a number of measures to prepare for winter, including ...
9 months
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NHS consultant doctors launch industrial action

Major disruption is once again expected as NHS consultant doctors launch two-day strike action today.
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Clinical drug trials show significant slowing of Alzheimer’s

Clinical trials have revealed the Alzheimer’s drug donanemab slows the progression of the disease  by ...
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Dorset Council unveils plans for 80-bed reablement centre

Plans for an 80-bed reablement centre in Dorchester are to be considered for approval next ...
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Doctors’ strike continues despite NHS pay rise

A five-day strike by junior doctors is continuing today despite the government’s announcement of a ...
9 months
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Major disruption expected as junior doctors launch five-day strike

Tens of thousands of routine appointments and procedures will be postponed with emergency and urgent ...
10 months
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Rehabilitation care home service helps Cumbrian patients get home

North Cumbria Integrated Care NHS Foundation Trust (NCIC) celebrated the 75th patient to be supported ...
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Over 800 care homes sign up to programme to reduce common infections

Over 800 care homes have signed up to a research programme designed to reduce common ...
10 months
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Senior doctors vote for strike action in England

Senior doctors in England have overwhelmingly backed a two-day strike next month.
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BMA announces longest ever strike by junior doctors

The longest ever industrial action by junior doctors in the NHS has been announced by ...
10 months
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Junior doctors begin three-day walk-out in England

Major disruption is expected to routine and emergency care in hospitals as junior doctors begin ...
10 months
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Hull care home appoints senior clinical nursing lead

A residential care home in Hull has recruited a senior clinical nurse to lead its ...
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Guidance published to support delegation of healthcare activities to care workers

Guiding principles to support the delegation of healthcare activities to care workers have been published ...
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Nurse numbers reach record levels in the UK

The number of registered nurses, midwives and nursing associates grew by 30,351 to 788,638 in ...
11 months
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Edinburgh care home arranges twice weekly GP visits

Cramond Residence in Edinburgh is supporting the wellbeing of residents by organising twice weekly visits ...
11 months
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Government invites views on tackling major health conditions  

The government is inviting views from patients, carers and healthcare professionals on how to prevent, ...
11 months
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NHS pharmacy services provider to help care providers reduce medication errors

A digital NHS pharmacy has launched a new service to help care providers reduce medication ...
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WEBINAR: The Nurse Factor – Superstars of our Sector

The Outstanding Society is hosting a free virtual event to support care providers in hosting ...
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Care sector celebrates International Nurses Day

The care sector is celebrating the work of its nurses with interviews and a video ...
12 months
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BREAKING NEWS: Health unions agree 5% NHS pay rise

Health unions representing ambulance workers, nurses and midwives have backed a 5% offer pay rise ...
12 months
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GMB NHS staff vote to accept government pay offer

GMB members working in the NHS and ambulance service have voted to accept a pay ...
12 months
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BREAKING NEWS: Unite ambulance workers reject government pay offer

Unite ambulance workers are to go ahead with strike action on 2 May after members ...
12 months
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BREAKING NEWS: High Court rules RCN strike on 2 May illegal

The High Court has ruled that the last day of a three-day planned strike by ...
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Government confirms legal action over nurse strike

Health and social care secretary Steve Barclay has confirmed legal action by the government to ...
12 months
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Nurse union accuses government of ‘bullying’ after legal move to block strike

The Royal College of Nursing (RCN) has said it “will not be gagged” after the ...
1 year
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Unite announces further ambulance strikes

The Unite union has announced further NHS strike action by its ambulance members.
1 year
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Parliamentarians warn medical device supplies at risk

Over 40 MPs and peers have warned that rampant inflation and post-Brexit regulatory transition are ...
1 year
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BREAKING NEWS: RCN nurses announce 48-hour strike after rejecting NHS pay offer

Royal College of Nursing members are to stage a 48-hour from 30 April to 2 ...
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BREAKING NEWS: Ambulance and nurse union accepts NHS pay offer

UNISON health members representing ambulance crews and nursing staff have voted to accept an NHS ...
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Patients at risk as junior doctors begin four-day strike

Hospital chiefs have said they cannot guarantee patient safety as junior doctors today begin four-day ...
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Routine Covid-19 testing to end in care homes from April

Routine testing for Covid-19 is to be no longer be required in care homes from ...
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Exemplar Health Care begins construction of £5.8m care home

Specialist care provider, Exemplar Health Care, has begun construction of a £5.8 million care home ...
1 year
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NHS funded nursing care rate raised 5% for care homes

The rate paid to care homes for NHS funded nursing care (FNC) is to rise ...
1 year
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Ambulance and nurse unions begin vote on government pay offer

NHS ambulance staff, nurses and physiotherapists have begun voting on a government pay offer which ...
1 year
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Covid-19 spring booster programme underway in Scotland

Care home residents in Scotland have today begun to receive their spring Covid-19 boosters.
1 year
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Remote patient monitoring solutions made easier to procure for NHS and social care

A framework agreement has made it easier for Integrated Care Systems to procure remote patient ...
1 year
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Government and NHS unions announce pay deal

Over one million NHS staff in England will receive an additional pay rise as part ...
1 year
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Ambulance strikes suspended after talks agreement

Planned strike action by ambulance workers in England this week has been cancelled after the ...
1 year
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Junior doctors announce three-day strike in March

A three-day strike by junior doctors will take place on 13-15 March, the British Medical ...
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BREAKING NEWS: Nurses agree to pause strike action for intensive pay talks

The Royal College of Nursing (RCN) has paused strike action after agreeing to enter intensive ...
1 year
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Junior doctors to join NHS strike action in England

Junior doctors in England have overwhelmingly backed strike action following a ballot of British Medical ...
1 year
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Ambulance workers stage further strikes in England and Wales

Ambulance staff are staging further strike action today in England and Wales as part of ...
1 year
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New nurse strike action to include critical care

New strike action announced by the Royal College of Nursing (RCN) is to be the ...
1 year
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Care homes with pharmacies are safer, finds research

Care homes with onsite pharmacies are safer for residents, a study has shown. The Care ...
1 year
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Nurses stage second day of strike action

NHS nurses in England are today staging their second day of strike action as part ...
1 year
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Nurse and ambulance staff launch strike action in England

Nurse and ambulance staff have launched strike action today in England as part of an ...
1 year
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Investigation launched over ‘unsafe’ discharges to care home

A health board in South Wales has launched an investigation into allegations that safeguarding procedures ...
1 year
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UNISON announces new ambulance strike date

UNISON has announced a new ambulance strike date will take place on 10 February.
1 year
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EXCLUSIVE: Leader urges care homes to resist pressure to take Covid positive patients

Nadra Ahmed CBE, executive chairman of National Care Association and chairman of The Care Provider ...
1 year
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Covid-19 vaccinations should be more targeted on vulnerable groups, advisors say

Covid-19 vaccinations this year should be more targeted on vulnerable groups, according to government advisers.
1 year
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Barchester care home in Surrey opens new nursing wing

A new nursing wing has been opened at a Barchester Healthcare care home in Surrey.
1 year
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Ambulance staff strike again in England and Wales

Strike action by ambulance staff represented by three union has begun today again in England ...
1 year
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Unite announces 10 more strike dates as ambulance dispute escalates

Unite the union has announced 10 strike days by ambulance workers as the dispute with ...
1 year
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Ambulance staff announce more strike dates

Ambulance staff have followed nurses in announcing new strike dates over the coming weeks.
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Trusts fear today’s ambulance strike will have greater impact on services

NHS trusts fear that the effects of strike action by ambulance workers today will have ...
1 year
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Life-threatening responses only as ambulance strike begins

Only life-threatening situations such as cardiac arrest are being immediately responded to as ambulance crews ...
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NHS vaccination teams visit every care home in England before Christmas

NHS vaccination teams have visited every care home in England to offer Covid-19 boosters and ...
1 year
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Ambulance workers to join NHS industrial action this week

Ambulance workers in England and Wales are to join industrial action by NHS workers on ...
1 year
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Learning network to explore partnership working in integrated care systems

A new learning network has been launched on partnership working on integrated care systems.
1 year
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Hadrian Healthcare to close care home’s nursing unit

Hadrian Healthcare has said it is being forced to close a nursing home unit at ...
1 year
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New Care releases 21 private bedrooms at Greater Manchester care home

New Care has made 21 private bedrooms available at its Bramhall Manor care home in ...
2 years
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Care home Covid-19 boosters to continue during Queen’s funeral

Scheduled care home Covid-19 booster visits are to be carried out as planned on the ...
2 years
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BMA blasts ‘underfunded’ care home Covid-19 booster programme

An NHS England programme to accelerate the roll-out of Covid-19 boosters in care homes has ...
2 years
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GPs to be incentivised to deliver ‘accelerated’ care home jabs

GPs are to be incentivised to deliver “accelerated” Covid-19 boosters to care homes this autumn.
2 years
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Care home residents to be first for Covid-19 boosters in early September

Care home residents and people who are housebound will be the first to receive their ...
2 years
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Norovirus outbreaks increase in care homes

The UK Health Security Agency (UKHSA) is reminding the public of simple actions that they ...
2 years
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