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These lapses in caring for the elderly show how stretched the NHS is

Disturbing press and media coverage about recent reports exposing the shortfalls in the care of older people in our hospitals is very worrying. While the snapshots these reports provide do not give a true picture of how all hospitals and … Continue reading

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Care of Custody?

Recently I attended one of our regional workshops which was looking at the Primary and Community Services Review. Whilst there I was introduced, or more accurately, re-introduced, to the concept of “custodial care” in order to describe Society’s use of … Continue reading

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