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Pay staff more to help ‘fix’ social care crisis, says Health Foundation

Boosting pay for social care staff in order to stabilise the sector must be an immediate priority for the Government, says the Health Foundation.

Decision to remove care home nurses is ‘symptomatic’ of wider problem

A care home has announced that it will remove registered nurse provision from 5 November as it has been unable to fill nursing vacancies, which it attributes to the national staff shortages.  

Promoting ‘responsible drinking’ in older adults

In this research update, Kathryn Waldegrave, lecturer in community medicine at the University of Leeds, summarises the evidence for making the not-so-straightforward assessment of 'responsible' drinking in older adults.