Care funding is a postcode lottery, with local authorities in the south paying more than those in the north for long-term care, according to a research conducted by Which?

Council’s have been urged to tackle inequality in health services, after a report found that only 18 per cent of councils collect gendered health data.

North Ayrshire and South Ayrshire councils have stepped in to take over home based care and support services after the previous provider closed down.

The Care Quality Commission (CQC) has launched a pilot project to analyse how integrated health and care services are in local areas.

The government has announced that its policy to cap care costs in England will be delayed until 2020.

Greater Manchester will begin taking control of its health budget from April after a devolution agreement was reached.

Businesses and academic projects from across the UK’s health sector are to benefit from a new £93 million package of support.

Campaign promotes safe maintenance across Europe.

Conference looks at tackling environment and health issues such as climate change.

Directors of adult social care have warned that the ability of councils to provide dignified care for the elderly and disabled is at risk unless urgent steps are taken to increase social care funding.

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