The Covid-19 crisis has accelerated the uptake of digital technology, shaking the care sector into action in a way we have never seen before, writes Daniel Casson, Digital Development Executive at Care England.
In the context of Covid-19, Professor Martin Green OBE, Chief Executive of Care England outlines how joined-up thinking between health and care is now more important than ever.
Professor Mike Bewick, former Deputy Medical Director at NHS England, assess the crucial learnings beginning to emerge from the Covid-19 outbreak and what they can teach us about the future requirements of the healthcare workforce.
The NHS has advised 1.5 million people "most at risk of needing hospital treatment " to stay at home for twelve weeks and to avoid all face to face contact except with carers and health workers. According to the Prime Minister, "this shield will do more than any single measure to save lives."
In these unprecedented times, when the full effects of the Covid-19 pandemic are evolving around us, it is obvious that the capacity of the NHS and social care will be significantly challenged, and quite possibly overwhelmed, writes Professor Mike Bewick former Deputy Medical Director at NHS England
Only two weeks after his appointment, new Chancellor Rishi Sunak MP had plenty of ground to cover in his first budget. Here are some of the key takeaways for the health and care sector.
In the UK, children and young adults have increasingly complex needs, writes Paula Timms, UK Assistant Director for Health and Wellbeing Business Development at Barnardo’s.
The constantly developing progress of Coronavirus (COVID-19) presents health and social care organisations with a unique array of issues to address and respond to within tight timeframes, writes Gerard Hanratty, Partner at Browne Jacobson.