Tag archive for ‘Care’
By admin On Friday, January 22nd, 2021

Capital, Care and Crisis

Every election we hear of the “care crisis” as if it’s about to explode. But care affects us all, and not just in election cycles. And rather than an explosion, the reality of care in the UK looks More...

By admin On Friday, January 22nd, 2021

Special Crown Office unit to investigate hundreds of deaths in Scottish care homes

A special unit within the Crown Office is set to investigate the circumstances surrounding coronavirus-linked deaths in 474 Scottish care homes to decide whether to hold a fatal accident inquiry or launch a prosecution. The More...

By admin On Thursday, January 14th, 2021

I’m a Care Worker and I’m on Strike – Here’s Why

This weekend, workers at SAGE care home in Golders Green, north London are striking. Their demands – which if met, could set a historic precedent in the private care industry – include £12 an hour, More...

By admin On Thursday, December 31st, 2020

Royal London Hospital email reveals it has gone into ‘disaster medicine’ mode and cannot provide quality care

The following email has been sent to staff at Royal London hospital, revealing that the facility – which it says is coping better than others nearby – is in ‘disaster mode’ and unable to More...

By admin On Wednesday, December 30th, 2020

The Tories don’t care about students: Erasmus is just another example

Students will need to continue the fight for education as a right, argues Lucy Nichols Counterfire Daily  More...

By admin On Monday, December 28th, 2020

Eight German care home employees jabbed with 5 TIMES Pfizer vaccine dose, 4 hospitalized with Covid-like symptoms

Eight nursing home workers in Stralsund received five times the normal dose of the Pfizer-BioNTech coronavirus vaccine, sending half of them to the hospital with Covid-19 symptoms – but the company insists the More...

By admin On Monday, December 21st, 2020

Germany to start coronavirus vaccination in elderly care homes on December 27

German authorities will begin administering first vaccinations on Sunday, the health minister has said, after Europe’s medicines regulator on Monday approved the use of the Covid-19 vaccine developed by Pfizer More...

By admin On Thursday, December 17th, 2020

The Government just showed how little they care about tackling racism in the civil service

As any diversity and inclusion lead or specialist will know, unconscious bias training in and of itself will not lead to better outcomes for people and in workplaces. However, what does make a difference is a comprehensive More...

By admin On Wednesday, December 16th, 2020

At least 250,000 children and adults physically and sexually abused in New Zealand’s state care institutions – inquiry

A public inquiry in New Zealand has revealed up to a quarter of a million children, young people and vulnerable adults were abused in the state care system and faith-based institutions from the 1960s to early 2000s. The More...

By admin On Tuesday, December 15th, 2020

Starmer doesn’t care about fighting racism – just fighting the left

It is now over six weeks since the decision by Keir Starmer to suspend Jeremy Corbyn from the Labour Party; and almost four weeks since the incendiary move by the Labour leader not to restore the More...