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Prevention of falls

Why more falls?

Worrying trend in falls amongst older people Already estimated to cost the NHS over £2 billion a year and 4 million bed days, the number of falls requiring hospital treatment […]

Parliamentary inquiry into benefit sanctions

Benefit sanctions inquiry

Apr 14, 2018

Work and Pensions Committee investigates benefit sanctions Benefit sanctions are getting an investigation from this parliamentary committee, which will be looking at how they operate, any recent changes, and just […]

Gainsborough Healthcare Group launch

Gainsborough Healthcare Group

Apr 09, 2018

New CEO launches holistic bathing group Gainsborough Baths, a specialist UK manufacturer celebrating 30 years of success in assisted bathing, has strengthened its trusted brands by launching the Gainsborough Healthcare […]

DofH&SC on NHS CHC - a critique

Revised framework for NHS CHC

Mar 17, 2018

The revised framework for NHS CHC from October 2018 onwards Belinda Schwehr, CEO of CASCAIDr ( and Proprietor of Care and Health Law, offers her critique of the Revised National […]

Matthew Harris championing unpaid carers

Paying unpaid carers

This guest blog is written by Matthew Harris, formerly one of Britain’s army of unpaid carers, looking after his mother who had Huntington’s Disease. He is campaigning for carers to […]