Category: NHS

Focus on Disability - For Disabled People, the Elderly and their Carers in the UK

What benefits are available for disabled or older people?

There are a range of benefits available for disabled or older people, including Attendance Allowance, Personal Independence Payment, Winter Fuel Payment and more. So please make sure you’re getting everything you’re entitled to! Here are...

Focus on Disability - For Disabled People, the Elderly and their Carers in the UK

The NHS app: will it work?

Matthew Honeyman writing at The King’s Fund: It is fitting the new Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, Matt Hancock, is the only MP to have his own app. The NHS is getting...

Focus on Disability - For Disabled People, the Elderly and their Carers in the UK

Is our love for the NHS bad for our health?

Dan Wellings writing at The King’s Fund: In the run-up to the 70th anniversary of the NHS, we’ve been talking with the public to better understand their relationship with and expectations of the service and...

Focus on Disability - For Disabled People, the Elderly and their Carers in the UK

Let’s be frank about the NHS

In a guest blog for The King’s Fund, Laura Fulcher explains how her poor experience as an NHS patient has prompted her to question whether our affection for the NHS as a national institution is...

Focus on Disability - For Disabled People, the Elderly and their Carers in the UK

Urgent Care: Improving Patient Flow

Exploring patient flow trends within the hospital urgent care system. Manchester Conference Centre – Thursday, 21st September 2017 The NHS continues to make headline news as it struggles to meet demands amidst the realisation that...

Focus on Disability - For Disabled People, the Elderly and their Carers in the UK

What do the manifestos mean for the NHS?

Chris Ham, Chief Executive writing at the Kings Fund: There is more that unites the Conservative, Labour and Liberal Democrat manifestos on the NHS than divides them. All three parties reiterate their commitment to the...

Focus on Disability - For Disabled People, the Elderly and their Carers in the UK

Transforming care in England

One of the  challenges identified by the Kings Fund for the NHS in England is developing new and better models of care – they write: The ageing population, changing patterns of disease – with more...