People banned from working in more than one care home with £546m deal

People banned from working in more than one care home with £546m deal

The Prime Minister has announced he will unveil a rescue package of £546 million to protect care homes from the threat of Covid-19 during the winter. The funds will be used to ensure staff are limited to working in one home and compensated for any reduced hours, Boris Johnson told…

Which country has the world’s best health care system? 

Which country has the world’s best health care system? 

I got my start as a blogger. But more specifically, I got my start as a health policy blogger. My first piece of writing I remember people really caring about was a series called “The Health of Nations,” in which I checked out books from the college library, downloaded international…

Council worker who stole £260,000 meant for care homes over 11 years jailed

Council worker who stole £260,000 meant for care homes over 11 years jailed

A city councilor who has stolen over £ 260,000, intended for nursing homes, has been sentenced to four years in prison. Grandmother Karen Kavanagh, 60, took the money over a nearly 11-year period while working as the payment team leader for the Knowsley Metropolitan Borough Council in Merseyside. She pleaded…

Is it safe for day care centers to be open right now? 

Is it safe for day care centers to be open right now? 

Children under 5 are not known to respect personal space or keep germs to themselves – even in the best of circumstances. And when you get many of these little drooling, cuddling, and screaming people together in one space, like daycare, diseases spread quickly, bounce among kids, their families, and…