Catch up with the latest news, reviews and stories in the world of health and social care

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An Interview with Charlotte Williams

In this post we interview Charlotte Williams, Director of Strategy in the Mid and South Essex NHS Foundation Trust

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The CQC: How It Works

The CQC is the Ofsted of the care world, but few know how it works. In this post, we introduce what the CQC does and what to look out for when looking for health and social care services in England!

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New Year, New Funding for Social Care's Covid Response

New funding has been announced by the Government to help social care's response to Covid-19, targeting care homes and local authorities who need support.

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A Minute With... Gary Clinton (Age UK Essex)

An interview with Gary Clinton, the Head of Services for Information, Advice & Advocacy at Age UK Essex

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The Motability Scheme: Empowering Disabled People

The Motability Scheme empowers disabled people by enabling them, their families and their carers to lease a brand new car (or other vehicle) using their disability benefit. Here, we discuss its history and how it works.

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The Vaccine: What You Need To Know about BNT162b2

Information about the Pfizer/BioNTech mRNA Vaccine (BNT162b2) due to be rolled out this week across the U.K.

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The Story of A Queen, Dementia and IKEA

We continue our series looking at innovations in dementia care with the story of Queen Silvia of Sweden, who joined forces with the home-furnishing giant IKEA to design dementia-friendly, prefab homes that could soon be appearing in the UK

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Care Home Visits During a Pandemic: Can Rapid Testing Help?

A new scheme is being trialed to introduce rapid Covid-19 testing so that care home residents can safely receive visitors. Can testing help keep residents, and staff, safe?

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Tech Review: NeuroNation - Brain Training & Brain Games

A review of one of the most popular brain training apps around, with over 10 million downloads. But is it any good?

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