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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 »

Genetics Home Reference: PACS1 syndrome

Dutta AK. Schuurs-Hoeijmakers syndrome in a patient from India. Am J Med Genet A. 2019 Jan 28. doi: 10.1002/ajmg.a.61058. [Epub ahead of print] Gadzicki D, Döcker D, Schubach M, Menzel M, Schmorl B, Stellmer F, Biskup S, Bartholdi D. Expanding the phenotype of a recurrent de novo variant in PACS1 causing intellectual disability. Clin Genet.… Read More »