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inequalities

NHS Continuing Healthcare teams across the country continue to force people out of their homes by imposing unlawful caps on home care funding despite the Equality and Human Rights Commission’s last year’s threat of taking legal action against them

The experience here at ZODIAC Continuing Healthcare has been that NHS Continuing Health care teams at some Clinical Commissioning Groups across England continue to impose unlawful caps on funding for care at home. This practice forces people to top up the care with their own money. More often, people have had to choose care in …

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NHS Continuing Healthcare postcode lottery: here to stay

NHS Continuing Healthcare funding continues to be a postcode lottery. I share with you here the most recent simple statistics, updated to November 2018. The usual picture of large inequalities in granting care funding remains. Some Clinical Commissioning Groups (CCGs) are granting 10 times less care packages per unit of population than other CCGs. This …

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BBC2 Horizon ‘We need to talk about death’ missed the opportunity to talk about inequalities in palliative care

On 23 January BBC 2 Horizon aired the documentary ‘We need to talk about death’. The focus of the program was on the wonderful hospice care, and the management of cancer diagnosis and treatment. It was good that the program showed a number of people with other diseases. The program was filmed largely at St …

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