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Peninsula NHS Treatment Centre gets Robert mobile again

Peninsula NHS Treatment Centre gets Robert mobile again

May 23 2016

When Robert Langston, 69, from Plymouth, experienced years of pain and got to the point where he just couldn’t walk, he was referred for surgery to Peninsula NHS Treatment Centre first for a new hip and then, five months later, for a new knee.

Scarlet House joins forces with Stroud District Council and local retailers for Dementia Friendly District Campaign

Scarlet House joins forces with Stroud District Council and local retailers for Dementia Friendly District Campaign

May 17 2016

Scarlet House care home in Stroud is partnering with Stroud District Council this Dementia Awareness Week for a series of open day events which will be held on Tuesday 17 May to launch Stroud’s Dementia Friendly District campaign.

Suffolk care home launches competition to find local artist for special sculpture commission

Suffolk care home launches competition to find local artist for special sculpture commission

May 12 2016

Local artists are invited to submit their ideas for a special celebratory sculpture, to be displayed in the gardens of Glastonbury Court in Bury St. Edmunds.

Care UK commissioned to run 21 new health in justice services nationwide

Care UK commissioned to run 21 new health in justice services nationwide

May 10 2016

Independent sector health and social care organisation, Care UK, has been commissioned or re-commissioned by NHS England to run health in justice services at an additional 21 establishments across the country.

Work starts on £6.5m Ware care home

Work starts on £6.5m Ware care home

April 28 2016

Care UK and specialist construction partner, Lawrence Baker, have celebrated the start of work on a new £6.5m care home in Ware, which is expected to create up 80 jobs.

Stacks of praise for Peninsula from warehouse manager Ian

Stacks of praise for Peninsula from warehouse manager Ian

April 26 2016

Ian Bedford, 52, a warehouse manager from Higher Compton in Plymouth, has had surgery twice at Peninsula NHS Treatment Centre – once for his shoulder and then a year later for his knee.

Care UK invests £1.6m in Barlborough NHS Treatment Centre

Care UK invests £1.6m in Barlborough NHS Treatment Centre

April 22 2016

Care UK, the country’s largest independent sector provider of healthcare services to the NHS, has invested an additional £1.6m in its Barlborough NHS Treatment Centre; dramatically increasing its capacity to perform lower joint replacement and giving it the facilities to reduce waiting times for cataract operations in the region.

87-years young and running a sweet shop

87-years young and running a sweet shop

April 15 2016

At the age of 87, Barbara Cooper has found herself a new job – running an old-fashioned sweet shop at Priors House care home in Leamington Spa.

Care UK wellbeing foundation announces new support for Colchester-based charity

Care UK wellbeing foundation announces new support for Colchester-based charity

April 14 2016

A body set up by Care UK to support good causes has just entered into a three year partnership with the Rob George Foundation.

Austin 7 dream comes true for Care UK resident

Austin 7 dream comes true for Care UK resident

April 13 2016

89 year-old Mills Meadow care home resident Liz Austin’s dreams came true on Sunday 10 April, as she took her first ride in a classic Austin Seven car.

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