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NHS prescription charges in England to be frozen

NHS prescription charges in England are to be frozen for the first time in 12 years, the government has confirmed.

Single prescription charges, which the Department of Health said would normally rise “in line with inflation”, will remain at £9.35 until next year.

Health Secretary Sajid Javid said freezing the costs would “put money back in people’s pockets”.

Campaigners welcomed the move but pointed out that 90% of prescriptions dispensed are already free of charge.

Cold water swimming: what is the safest way to do it?

Taking a dip in cold water or going for a bracing outdoor swim can boost mental and physical health.

The Latest Coronavirus Advice

We want to reassure all of our Clients, Carers, Nurses, and internal staff that we are doing everything we can to continue to provide the highest quality service that we are renowned for, whilst operating in accordance with government guidelines. We are regularly in touch with our Clients, Carers, Nurses, and staff with updates on the latest information and advice.

Consultus & Ukraine Support

Consultus is supporting The Veritas Foundation, and as well as a generous financial donation of £10,000 from the company, we have organised a collection of items desperately needed on the ground.

Spring Covid-19 Booster

You will be contacted by the NHS and invited to book your spring booster when it’s due.
You may be offered appointment dates from 3 months (91 days) after your last dose of the COVID-19 vaccine. But try to book an appointment around 6 months after your last dose to get the best protection from your spring booster.

The Latest Coronavirus Advice

During the Coronavirus pandemic, we want to reassure all of our Clients, Carers, Nurses, and internal staff that we are doing everything we can to continue to provide the highest quality service that we are renowned for, whilst operating in accordance with government guidelines. We are regularly in touch with our Clients, Carers, Nurses, and staff with updates on the latest information and advice.

Rapid Lateral Flow Testing

Rapid Lateral Flow Testing

We request the use of Rapid Lateral Flow Testing kits in place of Antibody tests for all our Carers.

Mandatory vaccinations Adult Social Car, NHS and Care Homes

Subject to parliamentary timetable we expect the regulations will come into force on 1 April 2022, following a 12-week grace period to the 31 March 2022. This is to provide the sector enough time to implement the requirement and minimise any staffing issues that may present over the winter period.

Health and Care Visa Scheme Extended

Thousands of additional care workers could be recruited to boost the adult social care workforce following temporary changes to the health and care visa to make social care workers, care assistants, and home care workers eligible for a 12-month period.

The Vintage Baby Names That Are Set To Be Popular In 2022

The Vintage Baby Names That Are Set To Be Popular In 2022

The Vintage Baby Names That Are Set To Be Popular In 2022 Baby name trends often run in a cycle, leading to vintage names that would be more familiar to our grandparents becoming popular again in recent years. This can lead to old fashioned baby names being reused in recent years. A great example of this is Meghan Markle and Prince Harry naming their daughter Lilibet, after the childhood nickname …

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