Has Age UK lost the research mojo?

An article by Anjana Ahuja in The Observer the weekend before last, examined the dispute that has arisen over the new funding guidelines that Age UK has issued for its scientific grants programme. A range of leading scientist in the field of ageing including Professor Richard Faragher, Chair of the British Society for Research on … Continue reading Has Age UK lost the research mojo?

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