14 March 2017
Former Tory chancellor, George “Slasher” Osborne, congratulated Philip Hammond on the chancellor’s first spring budget for its “fiscal responsibility”. It really says it all.
28 February 2017
The Tory attacks on both the NHS and social care leave vulnerable people with nowhere to go. Workers spoke to Tomáš Tengely-Evans about two sets of cuts that are creating a crisis—with a real effect on patients’ lives
21 February 2017
New analysis has linked 30,000 excess deaths in 2015 to the Tories’ health and social care cuts.
14 February 2017
Tory ministers made a dodgy deal to increase social care funding with the leader of a Tory-run county council that includes several top MPs’ constituencies.
13 December 2016
Some care home residents face hefty bills as the quality of care gets worse, says Raymie Kiernan
18 October 2016
Adult social care services in England are at “tipping point”, according to the Care Quality Commission watchdog.
05 January 2016
Care homes are charging residents and local authorities tens of thousands every year while many care workers are paid less than the minimum wage. But nursing home bosses predict that scores will close because they are not making enough money. Raymie Kiernan says the big firms that stand behind social care are still raking it in