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Relieving the ‘stress and strain’ in social care

Care certificate for front line staff will not mend a broken system

Living wage is just the start in valuing home care workers

Paying a living wage to home care workers is a step in the right direction but not enough to transform the service

Integrated community services demands co-design of relationship-based home care

Jeremy Hunt is promising more nurses and less competition in community services. He's right -- and here's how it can deliver

The NHS Five Year Forward View: where are home care providers and their staff?

There is so much promise in NHS England's Five Year Forward View. Home care services could hold the key to making it a reality

Productivity in social care services: innovating for better jobs, service and resource use

Britain's coalition government wants to drive up productivity in social care. It can be done, and it needn't be nasty.

Death on the roads is an epidemic: better jobs for transport workers is part of the cure.

As long as working people are seen as a cost to development rather than its agents there will be no holistic policy.

Big Society and fractured organisations—is HR part of the problem?

As organisations fragment, the social cost is externalised. Can 'Big Society' really solve the resulting problems?

Caroline Lucas MP is wrong: the Public Service Users Bill is a bad idea

Just when the case for privatisation and outsourcing has never been so weak let's get the public ownership message right