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Lilian lights up Fulham

Lilian lights up Fulham

December 12 2012

102-year old Farm Lane resident Lilian Davis joined the hundreds of shoppers and some of Chelsea Football Club’s greatest stars to officially launch the festive season in Fulham.

Rotherham carer sets record and improves bone scan service for local people

Rotherham carer sets record and improves bone scan service for local people

December 4 2012

Abigail Burrows, from Rotherham, has become the first radiology care assistant to qualify in carrying out specialist bone density scans for Care UK, cutting waiting times and boosting the number of local people receiving the crucial scans.

NHS will have to make better use of social care solutions

NHS will have to make better use of social care solutions

December 3 2012

Today’s news from well-known hospital performance experts Dr Foster that, last year, 29 per cent of hospital beds were taken up by people who didn’t need to be there should be a wake-up call that this country is still not getting enough integration between health and social care.

 Cataract surgery brought closer to home

Cataract surgery brought closer to home

November 26 2012

An NHS health centre in Rochdale is believed to be the first in the UK to perform cataract surgery in a non-hospital, community-based setting.

Support worker with Care UK reveals hidden artistic talents

Support worker with Care UK reveals hidden artistic talents

November 26 2012

Support worker Muayyd Mohammed, who cares for older people in the Ipswich area has won a national competition to design Care UK’s 2012 Christmas card.

Care UK confirms appointment of Jim Easton

Care UK confirms appointment of Jim Easton

November 19 2012

Care UK has today announced the appointment of Jim Easton as managing director of the company’s Health Care division. He will take up the post in the new year.

Care UK’s finest celebrated at awards ceremony

Care UK’s finest celebrated at awards ceremony

November 18 2012

An annual awards ceremony has seen Care UK colleagues awarded for their dedication, hard work and achievements.

Patients invited to vote on GP surgery opening hours

Patients invited to vote on GP surgery opening hours

November 16 2012

Two Newcastle NHS GP surgeries are inviting people to an open day on Monday 19th November to vote on what hours they would like them to open.

Hand hygiene poster competition winner announced

Hand hygiene poster competition winner announced

November 15 2012

Children from two primary schools near Chesterfield have won prizes in a poster competition. The Barlborough NHS Treatment Centre, run by Care UK, organised the contest as part of National Infection, Prevention and Control Week.

Social care organisation joins forces with secondary school to develop student skills

Social care organisation joins forces with secondary school to develop student skills

November 14 2012

Students at Musselburgh Grammar School have been learning new skills thanks to a partnership with Care UK.

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