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New plans for fast-track post-court procedures will see low-level offenders sent out to repay their dues to the community within hours of being sentenced. The proposal is to establish a 'one stop shop' system which will see community service and social work staff housed within the court building or in…
Increases in skills gaps, especially in leadership and change management, pose a growing threat to the health sector’s future effectiveness, a new report from Skills for Health warned this month. The UK Sector Skills Assessment 2011 presents a wide-ranging review of the health sector’s skills and workforce needs against a…
TENS of thousands of council staff across Scotland will transfer to the NHS under a radical plan to look after the elderly which is being announced by Public Health Minister Shona Robison this month. The Scottish Government is planning to shift responsibility for delivering adult community care from local authorities…
In debate on long-term care funding, a number of stakeholders have in recent years advocated a new inheritance tax to pay for an increase in social care spending and the abolishment of means-testing. What are the pros and cons of such an approach? While the idea of a new inheritance…