Simon Lee representing P2P on business development mission Tianjin with Bradford University sponsored by iBridge.
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Today the National Audit Office has released a hugely significant report showing significant issues in the management of older people in Acute hospital beds, their discharge from these beds and the effects that delays in this transfer of care can have on the older person.
The group is warning cuts are making the care system “unsustainable”. The government says councils have been given an extra £1.1bn to help protect social care this year. READ MORE
CARE in private nursing homes is to be reviewed to find why so many of their patients are developing potentially deadly pressure sores.
The inquiry has been ordered by North Staffordshire’s NHS, which spends tens of millions of pounds a year on funding beds for people. READ MORE
The Care Act 2014 is designed to integrate health and social care services to provide more patient treatment at home and in the community, avoiding emergency care in hospital or care homes. READ MORE
Commenting on the publication of NHS England’s review of urgent and emergency care, Nigel Edwards, Senior Fellow at The King’s Fund, said:
‘Today’s report provides a welcome dose of clarity in a debate that has become increasingly disjointed, and it outlines a coherent strategy for addressing the pressures facing the urgent and emergency care system. It is right to propose fundamental changes – tinkering at the edges will not deal with the scale of the problem, which reflects wider pressures on the NHS and social care system, not just on A&E. READ MORE