NHS must quickly adapt to changing health demands

The Health Profile for England report has stated that the NHS must quickly adapt to the changing health demands facing the nation.

Help for people living at home at crisis point

Age UK warns that the safety net for elderly people living at home has become dangerously weak, with older people living alone in declining health.

Sexual health services at tipping point

A surge in demand for sexual health services at a time of cuts to local council funding is leaving the service at risk of collapse.

Over 85s needing 24 hour care to set to double

A new study has predicted that the number of people aged 85 and over needing 24-hour care is set to double.

Banning energy drink sales to children proposed

The government is seeking views from the public on ending the sale of energy drinks to children and young people in England.

Quarter of 14-year-old girls admit to 'self-harming’

A new report examining the state of children's wellbeing in the UK has found that nearly a quarter of girls in the UK have self-harmed.

England left behind in social care funding race

England is being ‘left behind’ by a number of developed countries when it comes to funding care for older people.

Majority of MPs support social care funding increase

A new survey has revealed that 84 per cent of MPs and 76 per cent of peers agree that funding for adult social care should increase.

Social care saves NHS £60 million in last year

Adult social care has saved the NHS almost £60 million through reducing pressures in the last year.

Possibility of 115,000 fewer care workers after Brexit

Ending freedom of movement after Brexit could result in 115,000 fewer adult social care workers by 2026.

Majority not saving for any future care needs

The vast majority of people are not saving to pay for care in later life, despite one in 10 older people facing care costs of over £100,000.

Young people being treated for type 2 diabetes rising

The number of children and young people being treated for type 2 diabetes has risen from 507 to 715 in four years.

Social care delivery remaining high despite growing pressures

Councils have performed competently in delivering adult and children’s social care, despite increasing cuts to resources.

£76m a year for homes for those who need extra support

The government has announced an extra £76 million a year over the next three years to build homes for those who need extra support.

Rough sleeping eradication plan revealed

Communities Secretary James Brokenshire has revealed a plan to end rough sleeping on England's streets by 2027.

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