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Medicines in health and social care

This report shows what we found about the common areas of risk when using medicines across health and social care in England.

Greater Manchester scheme aims to end older LGBT inequality

A project to "end the inequalities" faced by older LGBT people has been launched in Greater Manchester.The LGBT Foundation's Pride in Ageing aims to tackle social isolation and ensure "access to inclusive housing and care" for people over 50.

Independent review into regulation of Whorlton Hall

CQC has commissioned David Noble QSO to undertake an independent review into how it dealt with concerns raised by Barry Stanley-Wilkinson in relation to the regulation of Whorlton Hall.

Leicestershire Care home bake offs bring back memories

Care homes are using bread-making sessions in a bid to combat isolation and loneliness among residents.

Hartlepool nursing home provider prosecuted by CQC for failing to provide safe care

A care provider that failed in its duty to provide safe care and treatment has been fined £24,000 and ordered to pay £14,000 towards the cost of the prosecution, and a £170 victim surcharge, by North Tyneside Magistrates’ Court.

The state of social care in Somerset.

In an unprecedented move, Somerset Council granted full access to BBC Panorama for a year in the interests of showing how years of budget cuts are impacting the services they can provide - and the lives of people who depend on the care system.