Tagged: social care

Extra money to help people leaving hospital

The Department of Health is making an extra £150 million available to local authorities to help people leave hospital more quickly and receive care at home, Health Secretary Andrew Lansley announced today. The extra money will be spent on social … Read more → – Extra money to help people leaving hospital

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Minister welcomes successful transfer of final Southern Cross homes

The final care homes, formerly run by Southern Cross, have now been transferred to new operators. Care Services Minister Paul Burstow today thanked all parties involved for their diligence and hard work in ensuring the transfer caused minimum disruption to … Read more → – Minister welcomes successful transfer of final Southern Cross homes

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Speech: 10 November 2011, Paul Burstow, National Voices Annual Conference

I want to begin with a story you could take as one of two things. You could see it as a typical “day in the life” of a government minister. Or the example that tells you in a nutshell, why … Read more → – Speech: 10 November 2011, Paul Burstow, National Voices Annual Conference

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Speech: 1 November 2011, Paul Burstow, Dementia Congress

If you ask the over 55s what their biggest health fear is, it’s dementia. More than cancer, more than heart disease, more than getting smashed up in car crash – they fear dementia. Go back in history, and you’ll see … Read more → – Speech: 1 November 2011, Paul Burstow, Dementia Congress

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Speech: 21 October 2011, Andrew Lansley, NCAS 2011: Tough Times, Good Decisions

CHECK AGAINST DELIVERY Thanks Peter [Hay] for that kind introduction. I’d also like to say thank you for the leadership you’ve brought to our work on integration – both on the NHS Future Forum, and now, with Dr Robert Varnam, … Read more → – Speech: 21 October 2011, Andrew Lansley, NCAS 2011: Tough Times, Good Decisions

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Minister gives kick-start to volunteering at launch of vision and fund

A new vision for volunteering in health and social care will be unveiled today by Care Services Minister Paul Burstow in Birmingham. Volunteers play a crucial role in health and social care services, and to support this Paul Burstow will … Read more → – Minister gives kick-start to volunteering at launch of vision and fund

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