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
More than 100 staff and residents received the Covid-19 vaccine at Jewish Care’s Anita Dorfman House at Sandringham on Tuesday 29 December. The residents were the first Jewish Care residents to be given their initial dose of the Pfizer vaccine as part of the national vaccination programme
Runwood Homes teams, across 75 care homes in England and Northern Ireland, have been given, by Directors, a token of thanks for their continued hard work and dedication throughout the pandemic.
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
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.