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June 21, 2022
Award win for Keysource and CENTIEL for project designed to underpin world-class vaccine, cell and gene therapy manufacturing capability
Global data centre and critical infrastructure specialists, Keysource, in association with Swiss-based UPS manufacturer CENTIEL, have been named as winners of the Edge Project of the Year at the DCS Awards 2022 DCS Awards Voting. The award winners were announced at a gala dinner held at the Leonardo Royal Hotel London St Pauls on 26 May 2022.
May 26, 2022
The social care workforce: Overworked, undervalued and poorly paid
On 27 April 2022, Public Policy Projects (PPP) hosted a roundtable entitled The Social Care Workforce: Averting a Crisis as part of its report series The Future of Social Care. The PPP Social Care Network, made up of senior cross-sector stakeholders in social care and a Lived Experience Panel, sought to find practical solutions to the challenges relating to the workforce.
May 25, 2022
Health-tech sector can prosper from UK’s commitment to unleash potential of data
The role of digital data in the UK’s healthcare systems is set to gain newfound recognition and clarity when the government unveils its Data Saves Lives strategy this spring. If it lives up to its promise, the plan will help to drive the efficiency and effectiveness of data infrastructure and promote interoperability, while establishing clear and open standards for safely sharing data.
May 17, 2022
How ICSs can help uproot risk aversion and progress innovation
Integrated Care Journal speaks with Kathy Scott and Aejaz Zahid of the Yorkshire & Humber Academic Health Science Network (AHSN) on how the implementation of a dedicated innovation hub within ICS frameworks has helped to streamline innovation and improve patient care. Above: Barnsley Hospital, part of South Yorkshire and Bassetlaw ICS.
May 16, 2022
LDC Confederation: taking an active role in combatting discrimination
Martin Skipper, Head of Policy for the LDC Confederation, discusses how the organisation is taking an active approach to addressing racism, working as part of the London Workforce Race Equality Strategy (WRES), to ensure that the dental profession benefits from the programme of work.
May 16, 2022
Social care crisis leaves 500,000 adults waiting for care
More than half a million adults in England are waiting for social care assistance, says the Association of Directors of Adult Social Services (Adass), as staff shortages continue to impact the provision of care.
May 11, 2022
One week to go until The Healthcare Show opens its doors
CloserStill Media, organisers of The Healthcare Show, taking place at ExceL London on 18-19 May 2022, are delighted to announce that over 3,000 healthcare professionals are registered to attend the largest, senior gathering of UK healthcare leaders.
May 9, 2022
Addressing the increased demand in healthcare
With the current increased demand within health and care, it is vitality important for providers to recover from the pandemic and address the challenges faced around growing elective care backlogs, staffing pressures and rising costs.

Acute Care

April 14, 2022
Community Diagnostic Centres: A critical response to regional inequalities
The latest report from Vanguard, Assessing the current state of play of CDC delivery across England, 2021, provides much needed clarity on the current status of CDC rollout and identifies where more support is required to achieve regional equality in healthcare provision.

Primary Care

May 17, 2022
How ICSs can help uproot risk aversion and progress innovation
Integrated Care Journal speaks with Kathy Scott and Aejaz Zahid of the Yorkshire & Humber Academic Health Science Network (AHSN) on how the implementation of a dedicated innovation hub within ICS frameworks has helped to streamline innovation and improve patient care. Above: Barnsley Hospital, part of South Yorkshire and Bassetlaw ICS.
May 16, 2022
LDC Confederation: taking an active role in combatting discrimination
Martin Skipper, Head of Policy for the LDC Confederation, discusses how the organisation is taking an active approach to addressing racism, working as part of the London Workforce Race Equality Strategy (WRES), to ensure that the dental profession benefits from the programme of work.
March 24, 2022
Spring Statement 2022: Key takeaways for health and care
While many of the measures in Rishi Sunak’s statement were welcomed, health leaders warn the government must go further to safeguard public health amid a spiralling cost of living crisis.
February 25, 2022
The local voice is key to dental success
To achieve the NHS Long Term Plan goal of preventing health inequalities and improving health outcomes, the voices of those delivering and receiving dental care on a local level must be prioritised.
January 11, 2022
Delivering primary care at scale
Primary care at scale (PCaS) entered the lexicon of healthcare in the NHS in England over 10 years ago. It should be regarded as a set of principles rather than an organisational form, albeit when these principles are applied, a larger provider organisation often results. However, there are many ways of delivering PCaS.

Social Care

May 26, 2022
The social care workforce: Overworked, undervalued and poorly paid
On 27 April 2022, Public Policy Projects (PPP) hosted a roundtable entitled The Social Care Workforce: Averting a Crisis as part of its report series The Future of Social Care. The PPP Social Care Network, made up of senior cross-sector stakeholders in social care and a Lived Experience Panel, sought to find practical solutions to the challenges relating to the workforce.
May 16, 2022
Social care crisis leaves 500,000 adults waiting for care
More than half a million adults in England are waiting for social care assistance, says the Association of Directors of Adult Social Services (Adass), as staff shortages continue to impact the provision of care.
April 29, 2022
NCF to help care providers navigate integration
The National Care Forum (NCF), the membership organisation for not-for-profit organisations in the care and support sector, has created a range of dedicated resources and information to help social care providers understand, navigate, and improve the integration between health and social care as they prepare for the integrated care systems (ICSs) to go-live on 1 July 2022.
April 6, 2022
Care employers come together for Ukraine
With the conflict in Ukraine raging, care employers are working together to provide opportunities for those displaced to work and find a home in the UK.
April 4, 2022
More support needed for “fatigued” social care workforce
On the 16th March 2022, Public Policy Projects (PPP) hosted an evidence session entitled The Social Care Workforce: Averting a Crisis as part of its report series The Future of Social Care. PPP's Social Care Network examines the most urgent issues facing social care and presents tangible solutions to address workforce challenges in the sector.
March 24, 2022
Spring Statement 2022: Key takeaways for health and care
While many of the measures in Rishi Sunak’s statement were welcomed, health leaders warn the government must go further to safeguard public health amid a spiralling cost of living crisis.
March 17, 2022
How integrated care systems can improve digital inclusion
Sarah Boyd, Head of Digital Experience and Transformation at Norfolk & Waveney Health and Social Care Partnership (NWHSCP), explores how her integrated care system (ICS) is using digital health to improve patient inclusion and help reduce health inequalities.
March 15, 2022
PPP calls for adequate social care funding to end postcode lottery
Public Policy Projects (PPP) has launched its first Social Care Network report, Mind the Cap: choices and consequences for financing social care, addressing the need for radical financial restructuring within the UK social care system.
February 3, 2022
Health and care: beyond simply rearranging the furniture
For years now, policymakers and health sector stakeholders have pushed for a joined-up system of heath and care. Yet, despite repeated legislative endeavours, there is a worrying lack of clarity as to what successful integration truly looks like.
January 17, 2022
The digital journey of adult social care
In the face of unprecedented challenge for the sector, many adult social care providers are demonstrating their ability to deliver impressive tech systems. Louis Holmes, Senior Policy Officer for Care England writes for ICJ.

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