Staff vacancy rates have returned to pre-pandemic levels across the adult social care sector, according to the Skills for Care annual report.
While gender and sexual identities continue to be decriminalised and more understood across the world, the health sector is taking a while to catch up. Dr Alison Berner is leading a coalition of clinicians and charities committed to improving the care needs of LGBTQ+ patients with cancer.
As the government announces plans to invest £12 billion a year for the next three years across the NHS and social care sectors, significant action can be taken to confront the elective care crisis while addressing widening disparities in care outcomes across the country.
New analysis from the Health Foundation has revealed that sustained public health cuts from the government run counter to its own agenda to “level up” the country.
A new report from think tank IPPR has revealed worrying implications for UK health inequality if the government’s health and care bill fails to integrate health and care services.
Ensuring everyone has equal access to good healthcare is fundamental to reducing health inequalities. Dr Sharon Raymond, GP and director of Covid Crisis Rescue Foundation, is making accessibility easier through her Vaxi Taxi project, which helps those in London’s most vulnerable communities' access
The Royal College of Surgeons of England has put forward a new proposition for elective care in the UK. Its suggested reforms could help chart a course out of the ominous backlogs currently facing the NHS. RCS President Professor Neil Mortensen spoke with David Duffy on the crisis facing UK elective
Neil Griffiths, Managing Director of TeleTracking Europe, questions why, when a centralised command centre is capable of improving patient care in myriad ways, it should not be considered good practice on a daily basis beyond crisis management.
On 7 September, Boris Johnson announced a new UK wide health and social care tax is to be introduced to pay for social care reform and NHS funding in England.
Will the promise of data to enhance patient outcomes and help the NHS through Covid-19 recovery come true?
The role the private healthcare sector plays in supporting NHS recovery and renewal following Covid-19 has taken on profound importance.