There were 29,374 beds blocked in UK hospitals in 2018, according to a new study.
NHS Confederation Chief Executive Niall Dickson has said 2019 needs to be the year that social care is fixed.
Care England, the largest representative body for independent providers of adult social care, has expressed concern has once again that social care has been left out of new funding this winter.
NHS Confederation and LaingBuisson chair Stephen Dorrell set out a path towards health and social care integration during yesterday’s Leaders in Care event in London.
Care England has expressed its continued concern over low increases in Continuing Healthcare (CHC) fees.
NHS Confederation leaders have urged recently appointed Health and Social Care Secretary Matt Hancock to “grasp the social care challenge”.
An NHS programme designed to develop new models of integrating health and social care services has failed to deliver as hoped, the National Audit Office (NAO) has said.
Care home staff and NHS nurses are working together in a digital pilot designed to improve the quality of life of residents and reduce hospital admissions in Sheffield.
An NHS programme is being rolled out in care homes across North West London to help care staff spot signs of residents being unwell.