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New NHS cash injection needed to improve patient care, says NHS Confederation

Experts respond to Prime Minister Boris Johnson's announcement for a £1.8 million NHS cash injection, highlighting the desperate need for funding to improve patient care.
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AI must start transforming healthcare today

Terry Walby, founder and CEO of Thoughtonomy, looks at how AI is transforming healthcare, exploring examples of how different organisations have been using automation.
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PM Boris Johnson must solve social care crisis says NHS Confederation

New Prime Minister Boris Johnson must solve social care crisis, boost capital spending and reform NHS pensions, says NHS Confederation.
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Are CCTV cameras in care facilities welcome?

Helen Dempster, Chief Visionary Officer, Karantis360 explains the importance of not only safeguarding but proactively improving care within private spaces, both at home and within care facilities.
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Extra Care Housing: Providing care and support for independent living

HousingLin, Mears and the LGC recently discussed a report looking at the benefits of the extra care model - Extra Care Housing is housing designed to provide the varying levels of care and support people may need in later life whilst also allowing for independent living.
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What can schools do to spot and avert mental health issues?

Schools across the UK are dealing with a mental health epidemic, with both primary and secondary school leaders reporting a rise in stress, anxiety and panic attacks in their pupils as well as depression, self-harm and eating disorders.
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Europe: An ageing continent

Thanks to the economic and social progress we have made, life expectancy has increased. However, ageing often comes with health issues and restricted mobility – a challenge not only for the elderly and their families but also for society.
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Enabling working carers

Caroline Day from Wellbeing Dynamics discusses her thoughts on enabling working carers to look after a loved one.
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Open Access Government July 2019

Open Access Government July 2019 has an impressive array of intellectually stimulating content on government policy issues across the globe, including health and social care, research and innovation, environment, agriculture, energy, transport, industry, ICT, legal affairs and HR & training.
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New homes for adults with learning disabilities underway in Halifax

Work has begun to transform a former court building in Halifax into apartments for adults with learning disabilities, supported by £270,000 of funding from Homes England.
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Future proofing the NHS: How can automation help?

James Ewing, Regional Director UK at Digital Workforce, discusses how automation can help to future proof the NHS, here.
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Measures to improve care for people with autism and learning disabilities

The new measures include a working group for learning disabilities and autism and funding specialist advocates to review the care of patients in segregation or long-term seclusion.
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New poverty statistics to help government target support

New poverty statistics developed and published by the Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) will help target support more effectively.
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How can bots improve social care?

Helen Dempster, Chief Visionary Officer at Karantis360, discusses how human and bot working successfully together could improve social care.
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Journalists who uncover human rights abuses “under increasing attack”

On World Press Freedom Day, Amnesty International UK are calling for increased protection for journalists working to uncover human rights abuses in the UK.
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Adopting AI and robotics in the social care industry

Technology can help improve the social care industry in many ways, but there is still hesitancy towards adopting artificial intelligence (AI) and robotics.
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Scientists find “mindreading” neurons in some brains

Scientists have identified special types of "mindreading" neurons that may allow us to simulate the decision-making processes of others, thereby reconstructing their state of mind and predicting their intentions.
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Brexit and the social care staffing crisis

Charles Armitage, CEO of Florence, highlights what nursing and care home managers need to be mindful of during Brexit uncertainty and the social care staffing crisis.
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Open Access Government April 2019

Open Access Government April 2019 showcases a wide array of insightful opinion articles on government policy issues across the globe, including health and social care, research and innovation, environment, agriculture, energy, transport, industry, ICT, blockchain innovation, government, legal affairs and HR & training.
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Simulation in health and social care at the University of Salford

Amanda Miller, Course Leader, outlines the PgCert Simulation in Health and Social Care course available at the University of Salford.

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