Tuesday, January 19, 2021

Social Care

Social care to receive £269 million to boost staffing levels and testing

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Social care sector to receive £269 million to boost staffing levels and testing. New £120 million fund for local authorities to boost staffing levels. £149 million grant system to support increased testing in care homes

UK ITU patients to receive potentially life-saving treatments for COVID-19

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Patients in intensive care units across the UK are to receive potentially life-saving treatments for COVID-19 Clinical trial results show the drugs reduce risk of death by 24% for critically ill patients and time spent in intensive care by up to 10 days Government ensures life-saving drugs will be available in NHS healthcare settings with immediate effect

Social care must be a Government priority now Brexit is done

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A campaigner says his New Year wish is for the reform of care of older and vulnerable people to be an urgent Government priority now that Brexit is done.

Covid-19: Royal Star & Garter Chairman Major General Tim Tyler’s vaccine trial

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When volunteers were needed to take part in Covid vaccine tests, Royal Star & Garter Chairman Major General Tim Tyler stepped forward. Here, he explains his reasons for volunteering and the impact it could have.

Care provider welcomes 35 new staff to its 10 Year Club

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Specialist healthcare provider, Ludlow Street Healthcare, has celebrated the end of a tough year by welcoming 35 team members into its 10 Year Club which honours all its long-serving team members.