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The ongoing crisis in the UK's care system is leading to vulnerable and disabled people going without proper meals and not being washed because home care workers are too rushed to do their job properly, a new study reveals. Most care workers have just 15 minutes to help people eat,…
Services for mental health patients are under "significant pressure" and have faced reductions in both hospital and community care in recent years, a new report has concluded. The Centre for Mental Health said it is "not sustainable to keep cutting community services at the same time as reducing bed numbers".…
The number of lone asylum-seeking children in the care of councils in England has more than doubled in three years. Official statistics show local authorities were looking after 4,560 unaccompanied minors at the end of March 2017. The figure was up by 6% year-on-year and 121% on 2014, when it…
Patients are dying alone in NHS hospitals because there are too few staff to care for them, according to a new report. A survey of more than 30,000 nurses found many feeling stressed and burnt out, with a quarter saying they care for 14 patients or more at a time.…
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