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 Patient forums help the wider community

Patient forums help the wider community

January 15 2013

The patient forum at Barlborough NHS Treatment Centre near Chesterfield has been running for several years. The Care UK team that run the centre use the sessions to gauge patient opinion on service development, signage and patient information.

Park Lodge team raise £3,000 for wild bird hospital

Park Lodge team raise £3,000 for wild bird hospital

January 4 2013

Two people from Park Lodge in Romiley have raised over £3,000 to help care for sick and injured birds.

Delivering essential care over Christmas

Delivering essential care over Christmas

December 24 2012

It will be business as usual for Care UK colleagues responsible for making sure people in communities across the country receive the essential care they need over Christmas.

Care UK GPs offer advice to help stay well over the Christmas holidays

Care UK GPs offer advice to help stay well over the Christmas holidays

December 20 2012

Christmas is just around the corner but with so many other demands on our time who has spared a thought about what they can do to keep everyone healthy and safe during the holidays?

GP surgeries respond to patient feedback

GP surgeries respond to patient feedback

December 19 2012

Two Newcastle NHS GP surgeries will be changing their opening hours in response to feedback from patients and the local community.

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.

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