Module 6 of the Covid-19 inquiry is now open, and will investigate the impact of the pandemic on the publicly and privately funded adult social care sector across Great Britain. It will consider the consequences … Read the rest
Matt Hancock has defended the hospital Covid discharge order as “rational and reasonable” on day two of the Covid inquiry module into core UK decision making and political governance During this morning’s session, Hancock was … Read the rest
Former health secretary Matt Hancock has admitted that the government did not manage to throw “a protective ring” around care homes. In yesterday’s (November 30) Covid inquiry module on core UK decision making and political … Read the rest
Just over one in four (27%) frontline health and social care workers have received their Covid 19 booster, data from NHS Wales reveals. This number drops to 15 per cent of other staff working in … Read the rest
Covid and flu jabs for care home residents will now be rolled out from Monday 11 September, as concerns rise over the new Covid variant BA.2.86. GPs and pharmacies will be paid additional fees, including … Read the rest
Care homes are the in spotlight again after The Telegraph released WhatsApp messages from Ministers, including from former Health Minister Matt Hancock, relating to Covid testing in 2020.
Infection control and prevention must be a priority area for care homes. In our latest industry-leading podcast our expert panel discusses latest trends and provides some top tips for our readers. Our experts discuss: How … Read the rest