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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.

Residents look forward to moving into their new Stowmarket care home

Residents look forward to moving into their new Stowmarket care home

March 24 2015

A new care home providing residential, nursing and dementia care will open in the Cedars Park area of Stowmarket in April, when residents from Wade House care home in Stowmarket will begin a careful move-in process into Cedrus House, one of ten new Care UK homes to open across Suffolk.

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.

Patients’ report is good news for Shepton Mallet NHS Treatment Centre

Patients’ report is good news for Shepton Mallet NHS Treatment Centre

February 23 2015

Excellent feedback from people undergoing joint surgery at Care UK’s Shepton Mallet NHS Treatment Centre has seen the centre appear near the top of a table of the 50 highest performing hospitals in the country.

Boost for research into finding new treatments for dementia

Boost for research into finding new treatments for dementia

February 18 2015

Alzheimer’s Research UK has announced a £30 million Drug Discovery Alliance, launching three flagship Drug Discovery Institutes at the University of Cambridge, University of Oxford and University College London.

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