26 April 2017 Scotland
Urgent action is needed to strengthen the system that registers people who work with children, according to a parliamentary report.
Holyrood's Sport Committee has w...
25 April 2017 Scotland
Improvements are needed to remove the isolation, confusion and fear felt by some young people in Children's Hearings, according to a report.
The Scottish Parliament...
24 April 2017 Scotland
Thousands of elderly people are missing out on free personal care because of delays to assessments and care arrangements, a charity has found.
Age Scotland says off...
24 April 2017 Wales
A patient with "complex" health needs has been waiting more than three-and-a-half years to leave hospital after being declared fit for discharge, it has been reveale...
10 April 2017 Wales
Changes come into force today enabling people to keep more of their money if they are in Welsh residential care.
The Welsh Government’s five year plan, “Taking Wale...
28 March 2017 Wales
Wales Finance Secretary Mark Drakeford has announced the Welsh Government will invest an additional £20m in social care in 2017-18.
The extra funding is on top of t...
26 April 2017 England
A judge has decided not to name two adults given suspended jail terms for unlawfully contacting two children embroiled in family court litigation.
Mr Justice Cobb, ...
26 April 2017 England
Low-paid nurses and porters are being charged "extortionate" fees of almost £90 a month to use hospital car parks, a new study reveals.
Research by Unison showed th...
25 April 2017 England
A 95-year-old man who bludgeoned his wife of 65 years with a lump hammer in an attempted mercy killing has been spared jail.
Denver Beddows attacked wife Olive,...
24 April 2017 Northern Ireland
A new care home for elderly people is to open this month in Jordanstown, Newtownabbey, creating more than 100 new jobs.
The 80-bed Wood Green Healthcare centre, jus...
12 April 2017 Northern Ireland
Historical abuse survivors have accused Northern Ireland's politicians of putting their own needs before victims as they continue to wait for financial payments prom...
10 April 2017 Northern Ireland
The Northern Ireland Social Care Council (NISCC) was delighted to have employers, social workers, service users and ambassadors join with them in their recent launch...