England http://www.careappointments.co.uk Thu, 23 Nov 2017 13:15:34 +0000 en-gb Father accused of sexual abuse to give evidence at Poppi Worthington inquest http://www.careappointments.co.uk/care-news/england/item/42912-father-accused-of-sexual-abuse-to-give-evidence-at-poppi-worthington-inquest http://www.careappointments.co.uk/care-news/england/item/42912-father-accused-of-sexual-abuse-to-give-evidence-at-poppi-worthington-inquest Father accused of sexual abuse to give evidence at Poppi Worthington inquest
A father alleged to have sexually assaulted his 13-month-old daughter shortly before she collapsed and died is set to give evidence in person at her inquest next week. Lawyers for Paul Worthington, 49, had argued he should be excused attendance at the hearing in Kendal, Cumbria, because he had received…
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England Thu, 23 Nov 2017 10:08:06 +0000
James Bulger killer 'back in jail after being caught with abuse images again' http://www.careappointments.co.uk/care-news/england/item/42910-james-bulger-killer-back-in-jail-after-being-caught-with-abuse-images-again http://www.careappointments.co.uk/care-news/england/item/42910-james-bulger-killer-back-in-jail-after-being-caught-with-abuse-images-again James Bulger killer 'back in jail after being caught with abuse images again'
Child murderer Jon Venables has been returned to prison for a second time after he was caught with child abuse images again, it has been reported. Venables, who along with Robert Thompson tortured and killed toddler James Bulger in 1993, was arrested last week, according to The Sun. Officials are…
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England Thu, 23 Nov 2017 09:57:36 +0000
Budget: Millions of public sector workers 'let down' over pay cap, say Unions http://www.careappointments.co.uk/care-news/england/item/42907-budget-millions-of-public-sector-workers-let-down-over-pay-cap-say-unions http://www.careappointments.co.uk/care-news/england/item/42907-budget-millions-of-public-sector-workers-let-down-over-pay-cap-say-unions Budget: Millions of public sector workers 'let down' over pay cap, say Unions
Unions have attacked the Chancellor for "letting down" millions of public sector workers over the controversial cap on their pay. Philip Hammond raised the prospect of increases for NHS staff, but only if productivity is improved. Unions representing other public sector workers including council staff, civil servants and teachers have…
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England Wed, 22 Nov 2017 16:21:50 +0000
Budget: Corbyn reacts furiously after being heckled while speaking about elderly care http://www.careappointments.co.uk/care-news/england/item/42905-budget-corbyn-reacts-furiously-after-being-heckled-while-speaking-about-elderly-care http://www.careappointments.co.uk/care-news/england/item/42905-budget-corbyn-reacts-furiously-after-being-heckled-while-speaking-about-elderly-care Budget: Corbyn reacts furiously after being heckled while speaking about elderly care
Jeremy Corbyn reacted furiously after he was heckled while speaking about elderly care during his Budget response. Labour MPs claimed on Twitter that an "ageist" and "inappropriate" joke was aimed at Mr Corbyn by a Tory MP. It came as the Opposition leader noted more than a million elderly people…
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England Wed, 22 Nov 2017 16:12:20 +0000
Budget: Government signals changes to Universal Credit scheme after criticism http://www.careappointments.co.uk/care-news/england/item/42904-budget-government-signals-changes-to-universal-credit-scheme-after-criticism http://www.careappointments.co.uk/care-news/england/item/42904-budget-government-signals-changes-to-universal-credit-scheme-after-criticism Budget: Government signals changes to Universal Credit scheme after criticism
Changes to the Government's flagship welfare scheme are to be made after strong criticism that low income families were suffering. Chancellor Philip Hammond announced that the wait for the initial payment for Universal Credit claimants will be cut from six to five weeks. MPs, unions and charities have been warning…
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England Wed, 22 Nov 2017 16:04:16 +0000
Budget: 'Under pressure' NHS handed additional £350 million to cope with coming winter http://www.careappointments.co.uk/care-news/england/item/42903-budget-under-pressure-nhs-handed-additional-350-million-to-cope-with-coming-winter http://www.careappointments.co.uk/care-news/england/item/42903-budget-under-pressure-nhs-handed-additional-350-million-to-cope-with-coming-winter Budget: 'Under pressure' NHS handed additional £350 million to cope with coming winter
The "under pressure" NHS in England has been given an additional £350 million to cope with pressures over the coming winter. Chancellor Philip Hammond announced plans to plough money into the service as it enters the difficult winter months. Mr Hammond acknowledged that the service is "under pressure" as he…
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England Wed, 22 Nov 2017 15:58:18 +0000
Budget: Hammond 'desperately short-sighted' in not addressing social care problems http://www.careappointments.co.uk/care-news/england/item/42902-budget-hammond-desperately-short-sighted-in-not-addressing-social-care-problems http://www.careappointments.co.uk/care-news/england/item/42902-budget-hammond-desperately-short-sighted-in-not-addressing-social-care-problems Budget: Hammond 'desperately short-sighted' in not addressing social care problems
Failure to address problems in social care in the Budget could lead to more elderly people going without the care they need, a leading charity has warned. Age UK criticised Chancellor Philip Hammond for being "desperately short-sighted" by not addressing problems in the care sector during his speech. Charity director…
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England Wed, 22 Nov 2017 15:54:57 +0000
G4S staff sacked after abuse of detainees at immigration centre shown in footage http://www.careappointments.co.uk/care-news/england/item/42900-g4s-staff-sacked-after-abuse-of-detainees-at-immigration-centre-shown-in-footage http://www.careappointments.co.uk/care-news/england/item/42900-g4s-staff-sacked-after-abuse-of-detainees-at-immigration-centre-shown-in-footage G4S staff sacked after abuse of detainees at immigration centre shown in footage
Six members of G4S staff have been sacked following undercover footage showing abuse of detainees at the Brook House immigration centre, it has been revealed. The dismissals were confirmed as it was revealed that an independent inquiry commissioned by the company into events at the centre will be carried out…
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England Wed, 22 Nov 2017 01:51:34 +0000
Seven summonsed over detention centre 'abuse' with others under investigation http://www.careappointments.co.uk/care-news/england/item/42899-seven-summonsed-over-detention-centre-abuse-with-others-under-investigation http://www.careappointments.co.uk/care-news/england/item/42899-seven-summonsed-over-detention-centre-abuse-with-others-under-investigation Seven summonsed over detention centre 'abuse' with others under investigation
The detective leading one of the country's biggest inquiries into historical sexual and physical abuse was "very confident" more former staff members of a detention centre will be prosecuted for allegedly preying on teenage inmates. Seven ex-employees of Medomsley Detention Centre in Consett, County Durham, have been summonsed to appear…
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England Wed, 22 Nov 2017 00:47:49 +0000
Greater Manchester's homeless to be helped with 270 homes for rough sleepers http://www.careappointments.co.uk/care-news/england/item/42896-greater-manchester-s-homeless-to-be-helped-with-270-homes-for-rough-sleepers http://www.careappointments.co.uk/care-news/england/item/42896-greater-manchester-s-homeless-to-be-helped-with-270-homes-for-rough-sleepers Greater Manchester's homeless to be helped with 270 homes for rough sleepers
A new scheme to address homelessness in Greater Manchester will see 270 homes made available to rough sleepers, it has been announced. The £1.8 million project, announced by the Greater Manchester Combined Authority (GMCA), will work with rough sleepers over a three-year period. Those who have regularly slept rough over…
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England Wed, 22 Nov 2017 00:33:36 +0000
Staff at youth prison in hospital after attacks as violence levels surge http://www.careappointments.co.uk/care-news/england/item/42895-staff-at-youth-prison-in-hospital-after-attacks-as-violence-levels-surge http://www.careappointments.co.uk/care-news/england/item/42895-staff-at-youth-prison-in-hospital-after-attacks-as-violence-levels-surge Staff at youth prison in hospital after attacks as violence levels surge
Staff at an "unsafe" youth jail have been left in hospital following attacks after surging levels of violence swept through the privately run facility, an inspection report reveals. Young inmates at Oakhill secure training centre were said to be carrying improvised weapons because they do not feel safe. Watchdogs concluded…
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England Wed, 22 Nov 2017 00:08:25 +0000
Government papers relating to Cyril Smith will not be withheld, PM pledges http://www.careappointments.co.uk/care-news/england/item/42884-government-papers-relating-to-cyril-smith-will-not-be-withheld-pm-pledges http://www.careappointments.co.uk/care-news/england/item/42884-government-papers-relating-to-cyril-smith-will-not-be-withheld-pm-pledges Government papers relating to Cyril Smith will not be withheld, PM pledges
Prime Minister Theresa May has given assurances to an MP that Government papers relating to the late Cyril Smith will not be withheld. Former shadow minister Lisa Nandy told the Commons that she had received a letter from the Prime Minister which stated the "work of the security services will…
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England Tue, 21 Nov 2017 01:51:00 +0000
Jeremy Hunt defends mental health policies on Twitter amid Ralf Little criticism http://www.careappointments.co.uk/care-news/england/item/42883-jeremy-hunt-defends-mental-health-policies-on-twitter-amid-ralf-little-criticism http://www.careappointments.co.uk/care-news/england/item/42883-jeremy-hunt-defends-mental-health-policies-on-twitter-amid-ralf-little-criticism Jeremy Hunt defends mental health policies on Twitter amid Ralf Little criticism
Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt has launched a Twitter rant in response to online criticism from actor Ralf Little. Mr Hunt posted 26 consecutive Tweets to "put the record straight" after Little called him out on his comments on mental health provision. The Health Secretary said he would meet the Royle…
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England Tue, 21 Nov 2017 00:47:25 +0000
Pressure on ministers to review immigration detention centres http://www.careappointments.co.uk/care-news/england/item/42882-pressure-on-ministers-to-review-immigration-detention-centres http://www.careappointments.co.uk/care-news/england/item/42882-pressure-on-ministers-to-review-immigration-detention-centres Pressure on ministers to review immigration detention centres
Ministers have faced cross-party pressure to review the UK's immigration detention centres. Liberal Democrat former cabinet minister Sir Ed Davey urged the Government to look at alternatives, while Labour's Dan Carden said minister Brandon Lewis was "completely wrong" to say Britain did not have a policy of indefinite detention. Mr…
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England Tue, 21 Nov 2017 00:38:52 +0000
Most young disabled adults 'have felt hidden reality of loneliness in past year' http://www.careappointments.co.uk/care-news/england/item/42880-most-young-disabled-adults-have-felt-hidden-reality-of-loneliness-in-past-year http://www.careappointments.co.uk/care-news/england/item/42880-most-young-disabled-adults-have-felt-hidden-reality-of-loneliness-in-past-year Most young disabled adults 'have felt hidden reality of loneliness in past year'
Most young disabled adults have felt lonely at some point in the past year, a survey has suggested. The results expose what a disability charity has described as "the hidden reality of many disabled people's lives". Three quarters of working age disabled people, and 85% of young disabled adults (aged…
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England Mon, 20 Nov 2017 09:08:05 +0000