The Voluntary Organisations Disability Group (VODG) has expressed concern over giving NHS England responsibilty for care commissioning at long-stay hospitals as this will create serious conflicts of interest. The plans give power to secure hospitals to both commission and provide services, including private hospitals that are severely restrictive and have been directly implicated in the abuse of vulnerable people. Read more
We Can Only Solve The Social Care Crisis By Working Across Party Lines
Lib Dem MP Vince Cable writes about the need for cross-party unity in order to solve the seemingly endless social care crisis.