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The largest representative body for independent providers of adult social care, Care England, has responded to the Competition and Market Authority’s consultation document on draft advice on consumer law for care home providers. Professor Martin Green OBE, Chief Executive of Care England has said:- “Unfortunately the CMA has limited the scope of its draft guidance […]

To help pay for elderly care for all, MPs have said a new tax for the over-40s should be introduced in England.  Two influential House of Commons’ committees have suggested retired people should also pay if they have lucrative pensions or investments. MPs have labelled it the ‘social care premium’ and it comes as ministers […]

CQC have published their report ‘Driving Improvement: Case studies from 10 GP practices’ which draws on interviews with a group of staff from ten GP practices, nine of which were originally rated as ‘inadequate’ and have improved their rating to ‘good’ on their last inspection. The tenth practice improved their rating from ‘requires improvement’ to […]

Jeremy Hunt has confirmed that the green paper, planned for publication before the summer recess, will now not appear until the autumn. The news came shortly after ministers explained the NHS’s 70th birthday present would be an extra £20bn a year in real terms by 2023/24 in return for a new 10 year-plan for the […]