New reports suggest over 8 per cent of care worker roles are currently unfilled.
Social care has long been the healthcare system’s poor cousin. Will the UK government’s new plans to reform the system succeed where others have not?
Making vaccination mandatory for NHS staff is likely to leave hospitals struggling, says an expert
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Differential treatment is not, necessarily, discrimination.
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Vacancy rates in the care worker sector have now risen above pre-pandemic levels.
The UK’s mental health model is broken.
How to raise taxes and be Conservative at the same time.
Boris Johnson is raising national insurance for employees and employers to help pay for the NHS and social care.
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Some economists think it should be replaced.
Trying to be iron and quicksilver at the same time.
With an ageing population, pandemic recovery and climate emergency in the in-tray, social care is not the only thing the chancellor has to finance.
As hundreds of thousands of people are “pinged” by the NHS track and trace app, how can employers cope with staff shortages?
Spinal muscula atrophy causes muscle wasting and loss of control, usually starting in infancy.
Spinal muscular dystrophy affects at least 1 in 10,000 people, but new drugs have given hope to those suffering from this rare disease.
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The first ransomware attack, in 1988, was a crude effort involving virus-laden floppy disks. But in the decades since, the sophistication of malware, and the money reaped by criminals, has skyrocketed.
The new NHS data-sharing plan suffers from the same flaws that saw previous schemes scrapped.
Protesters took to the streets in Poland to protest the country’s crackdown on abortion access.
Some countries made abortion access easier during the pandemic. Others used it as an excuse for a crackdown.
COVID will be with us for years to come – the NHS needs to adapt.
Healthcare workers have been put at risk over and over again during the pandemic.
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We tried our hardest to provide the best care in dire circumstances. There wasn’t an alternative.
Clapping for carers in April 2020.
Work can mean more than just a pay cheque but some of the most meaningful jobs are paid the least.
Proportionally, twice as many white people in eligible categories have received a dose of a COVID vaccine than people from BAME groups.
Reluctance to take the vaccine may not be as unique to Black and Asian communities as it seems
The line between supporting welfare on one hand, and paying for core services on the other has become more blurry since the pandemic