Social care research opportunities

We don’t talk nearly enough about social care research.  I sometimes wonder whether we have ‘over-medicalised’ the health research agenda at times, so that all we shout about are new medicines and treatments – me included.  It is a trend that seems counter to the needs of our society and also the changes in the […]

Dilnot presents us all with a second opportunity on long-term care

All hail today’s Dilnot Commission report. If ever there was a shining – or should I say less than shining – example of the way in which Government has failed its population it is long-term care. This failure has manifested itself in the difficulties faced by many people in accessing and paying for good quality […]