• January 15, 2022

Hospices in England face a big fight to match the NHS pay rise

Throughout the pandemic, the end-of-life and palliative care sector has stepped up to support the NHS with vital care as the number of occupied beds in ICUs across the country increased dramatically. As people stayed home in fear of exposure to the virus, the number of excess deaths at home also increased. Hospice nurses and…

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The challenges in Sajid Javid’s inbox as secretary of health

Even in the best of cases, being secretary of state for health and welfare is one of the most popular positions in government. Historically, the role has generally been defined by the approach of the NHS: to calm it in periods of conflict or interrupt it with major reform. Advice from predecessors when starting work…

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