Senior reporter, Local Government Chronicle
Council leaders have warned that fresh cuts to public health budgets are counter-productive in trying to “keep the pressure off the NHS and adult social care”.
“Standstill period” agreed with creditors
The care home market is not sustainable without additional public funding, the government’s competition regulator has warned.
Government launches new scheme following warnings over provider market
NHS Digital also finds decrease in social care activity
Research reveals only one in ten elected members believe the current social care system is equipped to respond to the UK’s ageing population
Counties claim biggest pressures as analysis shows prevention funding significantly cut at time of rising demand
A rise in demand for sexual health services at a time of cuts to funding has made it “extremely challenging” to maintain provision, the Local Government Association has warned.
The new ministers for social care and public health have been announced.
The prime minister has promised a future Conservative government would introduce a cap on care costs, after her manifesto proposals for the funding of social care sparked a collapse in her party’s poll lead over the weekend.