For workers in long-term care homes, distress due to difficult working conditions is often dismissed as a part of the job description.
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The long-term care sector is currently being held together by a very vulnerable workforce, and is at risk of failing without immediate solutions.
‘Catching a baby’ or caring for new parents on Christmas Day is special, midwives say. But Christmas can also be a vulnerable time for many women, especially so during a pandemic.
Rest homes have been hit hard by COVID-19 deaths and inquiries are looking at possible changes to care. The elephant in the room is that quality care depends on more staff.
Our man from Boston: Don Berwick (left) has had some things to say about the NHS.
One of US President Barack Obama’s key health advisers has just published a review in the aftermath of the Mid Staffordshire hospital scandal. Don Berwick’s review is both thoughtful and reflective but…