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Beyond barriers to better information sharing in health and care

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As life expectancy increases, so too does the number of people living with long-term and complex conditions. Meeting their needs has become a challenge in recent years, with many relying on a wide range of different services to receive the …

New Winterbourne View report reflects on progress made and challenges ahead

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Sir Stephen Bubb, tasked with leading the work into establishing stronger safeguards and support for adults with learning difficulties after the scandal of abuse at Winterbourne View, has published his latest and final report: Time for change: the challenge ahead. …

Social Care Commitment: a new deal for workers and employers

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The Social Care Commitment, has been launched by the Department of Health, in partnership with the Association of Directors of Adult Social Services (ADASS), the Care Quality Commission (CQC) and the Voluntary Organisations Disability Group (VODG). The Social Care Commitment …