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    THERE IS AN INCREASE IN THE NUMBER OF PATIENTS WHO WAIT LONG HOURS IN AMBULANCES BEFORE BEING ATTENDED TO

    Labour obtained figures through Freedom Of Information (FOI) requests which show that the NHS has been “pushed to the brink”. Reports by The Guardian shows details from the FOI requests which found that: The number of patients waiting an >>>

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    DATA REVEALS THAT OVER 40% OF MATERNITY WARDS IN ENGLAND REJECTED EXPECTANT MOTHERS AT LEAST ONCE LAST YEAR

    Data found by the Labour Party reveals that over 40% of maternity wards in England rejected expectant mothers at least once last year, BBC reports. The data which was the outcome of a Freedom of Information request >>>

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    PARENTS AND CHILDCARE PROVIDERS ARE FINDING IT DIFFICULT TO ACCESS SERVICES ON THE "CHILDCARE CHOICES" WEBSITE

    Issues have been raised with the government about “Childcare Choices”, a website parents in England have to use to apply for help with childcare, BBC reports. Many parents have reported problems while using the Childcare Choices website in >>>

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    HOSPITAL BUILDING PLANS TO CLOSE FOR A YEAR DUE TO FIRE SAFETY PROBLEMS

    Due to fire safety problems, following the Grenfell Tower fire in London, buildings in John Radcliffe Hospital in Oxford will close for up to one year. After a review of buildings, 52 inpatient beds will be moved >>>

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    THERE IS INSUFFICIENT CARE AVAILABLE FOR CHILDREN WITH SERIOUS MENTAL HEALTH PROBLEMS

    Think Tank found that there is insufficient care available for children with serious mental health problems outside hospitals, which makes them trapped in NHS psychiatric units. New figures on mental health showed the following: Between October 2015 >>>

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    REPORT WARNS THAT VULNERABLE ADULTS ARE BEING LET DOWN BY SOCIAL WORKERS AND CARE PROVIDERS

    A report has warned that vulnerable adults are being let down by social workers and care providers who fail to follow the Mental Capacity Act, Community Care, reports. According to the Local Government and Social Care Ombudsman >>>

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    ONE OF SCOTLAND'S LARGEST HEALTH BOARDS HAS OVERSPENT ON CARE SERVICES

    NHS Lothian, one of Scotland’s largest health boards, has overspent on care services by £1m a month, Herald Scotland, reports. Prior to a meeting of the Edinburgh Integration Joint Board (IJB) today, the following figures emerged: NHS >>>

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    SURVEY FINDS THAT MENTAL HEALTH DEMANDS ARE EXPECTED TO INCREASE THIS YEAR

    A survey of NHS trusts found that mental health leaders expected demand to increase this year, according to the BBC. The poll by NHS Providers suggests the following: There is an increase in the number of ambulance >>>

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    ADASS ISSUES GUIDANCE FOR SOCIAL WORKERS ON HOW TO PROTECT VULNERABLE ADULTS FROM SCAMS

    The Association of Directors of Adult Social Services (ADASS) has issued guidance for social workers on how to protect vulnerable adults from financial abuse and scams, Community Care, reports. The guidance by the ADASS includes the following: Tips >>>

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    THE WELSH GOVERNMENT PAYS BACK TO FAMILIES WHO WRONGLY PAID CARE HOME FEES

    The Welsh Government have paid back over £70m to families who wrongly paid for care home fees, BBC News, reports. Many elderly people sold assets to pay for places in residential homes  Health boards in Wales have received >>>

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