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Care UK health centre nominated for prestigious award

Care UK health centre nominated for prestigious award

October 9 2013

A Portsmouth GP practice and walk-in centre has been recognised for its positive impact in the community by being named as a finalist in the Best of Health Awards 2013, organised by Portsmouth newspaper, The News.

Care UK eating disorder expert featured on BBC health programme

Care UK eating disorder expert featured on BBC health programme

October 8 2013

Care UK’s medical director for eating disorders, Professor Bryan Lask, will feature on Radio 4’s Inside Health programme this evening talking about

Care UK wins CIPP award for employee pension project

Care UK wins CIPP award for employee pension project

October 4 2013

The Chartered Institute of Payroll Professionals (CIPP) recently presented Care UK with an award recognising the organisation’s commitment to automatic enrolment in workplace pensions.

Care UK treatment centres praised by patients in new inspection initiative

Care UK treatment centres praised by patients in new inspection initiative

October 3 2013

Ensuring clean, hygienic and well-maintained hospitals which preserve patients’ dignity, privacy and wellbeing is the aim of a new national hospital environment inspection initiative which puts patients at the heart of the process.

Seven day a week access already on offer in Wandsworth

Seven day a week access already on offer in Wandsworth

October 1 2013

Nestling beside Britain’s busiest railway station, Clapham Junction Health Centre is home to one of the most innovative, patient-friendly NHS facilities found in London.

The wrapping comes off King’s Court Care Home

The wrapping comes off King’s Court Care Home

September 30 2013

Restoring King’s Court Care Home in Barnard Castle to its former glory has taken more than a year of work and a £250,000 investment but now the listed building, featured in Charles Dickens’ Nicholas Nickleby, has emerged from its scaffolding.

Young volunteers put us in bloom

Young volunteers put us in bloom

September 27 2013

Many of the residents at Catherine Court like to stroll around the garden or watch birds and they were delighted when they heard about a group of young people who had volunteered to revitalise our garden.

Our care team reflect on 10 years at Mill Lodge

Our care team reflect on 10 years at Mill Lodge

September 27 2013

This year marks the tenth anniversary of the opening of Mill Lodge. Much of our success is down to the fact that many of our care team have been dedicating their time to the home since it opened 10 years ago and have built up long-term relationships with the people they support.

Single-minded about success

Single-minded about success

September 27 2013

Nicola, a Brierley Court service user, always saw a paid job as an important factor in her recovery. The fact that she hadn’t worked for over 15 years was an issue she needed to overcome, with the help of the Brierley Court team and the many education and training opportunities available as part of our vocational goals programme and employment and education initiative.

Dozens of Care UK homes raise a cuppa and funds for Dementia UK

Dozens of Care UK homes raise a cuppa and funds for Dementia UK

September 24 2013

Coffee mornings and afternoon teas in Care UK nursing and care homes across the country have raised funds for Dementia UK – the national charity dedicated to supporting families affected by dementia – and a cheque for £2,835 was presented to the charity by residents at Echelforde Care Home in Ashford.

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