Tag Archives: Care

Care home crisis with 10,000 beds lost as elderly suffer cruel postcode lottery

Older people face a care home postcode lottery after 10,000 beds were lost in the past five years. Half of local authorities – those hit hardest by funding cuts – have fewer beds now than in 2014. The 9,772 fall comes even though nationally the figure rose from 401,322 to 407,058 in the same period.… Read More »

A final HealthNewsReview.org report card from 3,200+ systematic reviews of health care news stories & PR releases

In 2005, as I began building HealthNewsReview.org, I got permission from Dr. David Henry of the Media Doctor Australia project to adopt their news story review criteria. In the ensuing 13 years, no one has ever placed in front of me a solid, specific suggestion for a better set of criteria for reviewing stories about… Read More »