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NHS Long Term Workforce Plan

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On Friday Government published its Long Term Workforce Plan for the NHS. The plan talks to the needs of the NHS and has a gap around professionals within adult social care and any non-clinical professional in health and social care on which... Read more

Consultation on mandatory visiting rights in care homes

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New regulations will give the Care Quality Commission (CQC) additional powers to allow families to visit loved ones receiving care in residential and other settings. The Government acknowledges the positive effect visiting has on the emotional... Read more

People with learning disabilities in care homes

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Do you support older people with a learning disability or autism in your older person's care home? When people with learning disabilities or autism come to hospital, hospital staff need to be able to understand their usual baseline and their... Read more

Delegated healthcare activities

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Government has published voluntary guiding principles to support the delegation of healthcare activities. Government describes 'delegated activity' as a delegated healthcare activity is an activity that a regulated healthcare professional, such as... Read more

Is social media screening the new referencing?

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With the UK now spending more time on social media, conducting thorough screening is more essential than ever and yet, there is no framework to assist organisations when making hiring decisions. Without guidance, how do you decide if a person is... Read more