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‘Can do’ support worker is the winner of winners

‘Can do’ support worker is the winner of winners

March 27 2014

A mental health support worker at Rosebank House - who overcame his own health and personal challenges to help others - has been recognised with a national award. John Russell, 51, won Care UK’s Chief Executive’s Award. This is the first award of its kind from the independent health and social care provider. All nominees are previous national award recipients, making John a winner among winners.

Wandsworth healthcare assistant scoops top national award

Wandsworth healthcare assistant scoops top national award

March 25 2014

A healthcare assistant working at The Junction Health Centre in Clapham has been named sexual health professional of the year. Tinu Oluwole scooped the top national prize during a glittering award ceremony in London for the Brook 2014 UK Sexual Health Awards.

People from across Devon and Cornwall join in fun and free health checks

People from across Devon and Cornwall join in fun and free health checks

March 18 2014

When the team at the Peninsula NHS Treatment Centre decided to open their doors to showcase their facilities and services they were delighted when more than 470 members of the public came along.

Helping to train the health professionals of tomorrow

Helping to train the health professionals of tomorrow

March 14 2014

The next generation of health professionals is being given a helping hand across Greater Manchester by an independent provider of health and social care services.

Pupils help celebrate the start of work on new Suffolk care home

Pupils help celebrate the start of work on new Suffolk care home

March 6 2014

Pupils from Cedars Park Community Primary School in Stowmarket have helped mark the beginning of construction work on Care UK’s new care home and wellbeing centre in the town.

Care UK wins new offender healthcare contracts and helps prisoners to play a greater role in their own wellbeing

Care UK wins new offender healthcare contracts and helps prisoners to play a greater role in their own wellbeing

March 4 2014

NHS England has awarded the healthcare contracts for HMP Brixton and HMP Pentonville to independent health and social care provider Care UK, the largest single provider of healthcare to HM Prison Service.

Care UK eating disorders expert featured in national newspaper

Care UK eating disorders expert featured in national newspaper

February 24 2014

Internationally renowned eating disorders expert Professor Bryan Lask is today featured in a Daily Telegraph article published to coincide with the start of Eating Disorders Awareness Week, which runs until Sunday 2nd March.

NHS 111 in Suffolk helping relieve pressure on A&E services

NHS 111 in Suffolk helping relieve pressure on A&E services

February 20 2014

NHS 111 – the freephone service people need to call for health advice or urgent healthcare information – celebrates its first birthday in Suffolk this month.

Memoirs of a man once accused of being a great train robber

Memoirs of a man once accused of being a great train robber

February 14 2014

Great train robber, international drugs trafficker and arms dealer – these are just some of the people that Care UK respite resident Ray Thompson has been mistaken for in his 85-year life.

Nationwide survey highlights residents’ views of homes

Nationwide survey highlights residents’ views of homes

February 14 2014

Almost a quarter of Care UK homes give their residents the very highest level of care in the country, according to the Your Care Rating survey, which polled more than 20,000 residents in 1,055 care homes across the country.

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