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Eye service managers from Plymouth to Rochdale say ‘no need for NHS patients to pay for cataract surgery’

Eye service managers from Plymouth to Rochdale say ‘no need for NHS patients to pay for cataract surgery’

April 27 2015

Managers of NHS services from Plymouth and Rochdale want local people to know that the recent suggestion that NHS patients should self-fund cataract surgery to beat long waiting lists is misleading and unnecessary in many parts of England.

The NHS and Care UK join forces to create a very effective service in Aberdeen

The NHS and Care UK join forces to create a very effective service in Aberdeen

April 24 2015

A Care UK service in Aberdeen has been praised by inspectors from the Care Inspectorate, who described the support offered to residents as ‘extremely effective’.

Peninsula NHS Treatment Centre in national top 10 for friends and family test

Peninsula NHS Treatment Centre in national top 10 for friends and family test

April 21 2015

Care UK’s Peninsula NHS Treatment Centre has entered the national top 10 and has been identified as top in the Plymouth area for the friends and family test, according to the latest figures from the NHS Confederation.

Construction starts on new £7.5m Care UK home

Construction starts on new £7.5m Care UK home

April 15 2015

Construction is now underway on a new £7.5 million Care UK home in North Bar Place, Banbury. The purpose-built care home is expected to create up to 75 jobs when it opens in 2016.

Tales of courage and caring from a conflict zone

Tales of courage and caring from a conflict zone

April 13 2015

An orthopaedic surgeon from Shepton Mallet NHS Treatment Centre has recently returned to Somerset following a month spent treating the victims of shelling in war-torn Ukraine.

New partnership to improve mental health care and support in Rotherham

New partnership to improve mental health care and support in Rotherham

March 25 2015

Care UK has joined a new mental health concordat aimed at helping people in Rotherham to get better, high quality care when they urgently need help.

Ex-racehorse Cavallini a big hit with care home residents

Ex-racehorse Cavallini a big hit with care home residents

March 23 2015

Care UK’s Francis Court care home recently welcomed a very special visitor to celebrate Cheltenham Ladies’ Day – a retired ex-racehorse called Cavallini, along with his owner and jockey Emily Tyson.

Medical professionals across the country learn from Care UK expert

Medical professionals across the country learn from Care UK expert

March 18 2015

Doctors across the country will soon be benefitting from the expertise of a specialist in gastrointestinal disease, based at North East London NHS Treatment Centre, following the publication of his latest work in a top medical journal.

National healthcare watchdog praises Shepton Mallet NHS Treatment Centre

National healthcare watchdog praises Shepton Mallet NHS Treatment Centre

March 9 2015

Inspectors from the Care Quality Commission have praised the team at Shepton Mallet NHS Treatment Centre for the care and compassion shown to patients following an inspection, one of the first of its kind in the country.

At last dementia is getting the attention it requires

At last dementia is getting the attention it requires

March 5 2015

In her first article, Pauline Houchin, Care UK’s new head of care & clinical services, welcomes the increase in interest and funding that  dementia care and research is receiving.

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