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Patient survey shows 96% of Dagenham walk-in centre patients seen within an hour

Patient survey shows 96% of Dagenham walk-in centre patients seen within an hour

June 26 2013

As news bulletins continue to run stories about the percentage of people waiting for more than four hours to be seen in A & E departments across the country, one Dagenham health clinic is bucking the trend for long waiting times for its walk-in centre patients.

40s-style glamour marks Colne View’s first birthday

40s-style glamour marks Colne View’s first birthday

June 21 2013

Swinging back to the 40s brought songs and celebrations to Care UK’s Colne View care home in Halstead, Essex, as more than 200 guests celebrated the home&

New nursing home welcomes first residents

New nursing home welcomes first residents

June 17 2013

Afternoon tea, film showings, gardening and armchair exercise are all underway as the first residents settle in at Care UK’s Cairdean House, Colinton’s brand new care home.

European co-operation opens up a world of possibility for dementia care

European co-operation opens up a world of possibility for dementia care

June 12 2013

Care UK’s head of dementia care, Maizie Mears-Owen, was amongst a delegation of visitors to a unique care community in Holland for a meeting to increase shared learning amongst specialists in dementia care.

Day of celebration at new care home in Hailsham

Day of celebration at new care home in Hailsham

June 11 2013

Magicians, a harpist and a jazz musician took part in a day of celebration at the opening of Bowes House care home in Hailsham. There was face-painting too and lots of refreshments as townspeople and others who wanted to look around the luxury accommodation were invited to visit on Saturday 8th June.

Mayor cuts ribbon at care home opening

Mayor cuts ribbon at care home opening

June 5 2013

Bromley’s Mayor Councillor Michael Turner cut a ceremonial ribbon at the official opening of Orpington’s newest care home, Foxbridge House.

Transfer of offender health services at HMP Isle of Wight completes

Transfer of offender health services at HMP Isle of Wight completes

June 4 2013

Independent healthcare provider Care UK is now running offender health services at HMP Isle of Wight. The organisation has been chosen by NHS commissioners to develop the services offered to inmates and will be working to improve outcomes and reduce waiting times.

Come and join us on National Care Home Open Day

Come and join us on National Care Home Open Day

May 26 2013

Care UK homes around the country are gearing up to invite visitors to join them for the first National Care Home Open Day.The day, on Friday 21 June, has been p

Ground-breaking work begins in Ipswich to fulfil the vision for older people’s care in the county

Ground-breaking work begins in Ipswich to fulfil the vision for older people’s care in the county

May 24 2013

Care UK and Suffolk County Council have marked the beginning of a county-wide programme of investment in new care homes and wellbeing centres with a ceremony on

Treatment centre team announce changes to improve the patient experience for people living with dementia

Treatment centre team announce changes to improve the patient experience for people living with dementia

May 24 2013

The team at Southampton NHS Treatment Centre has today announced a number of changes at the centre which are designed to improve the patient experience for peop

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