Tag : nursing homes

The Beeches care home rated as outstanding

A Norfolk care home with an “exceptionally high standard of care” has been praised by the CQC and rated as ‘outstanding’ overall following a visit in July. In the report inspectors said residents at The Beeches, in East Harling, spoke of “exceptionally compassionate, kind and gracious staff that went the extra mile to care for people they knew especially well”. The staff and management were also praised on the “robust adherence to good practice guidelines” with “effective systems in place meant that risks were well managed and mitigated”. The care home, which is owned and operated by Black Swan Care Group, can house up to 44 residents and supports people with the early stages of dementia.

Nursing bears brunt of NHS clampdown on agency spending

The majority of savings made by the NHS so far on agency staff have come from nursing, according to regulators, who admit that more needs to be done to curb spending on locum doctors. NHS Improvement said trusts had made progress in reducing agency spend from £3.7bn in 2015-16 to roughly £3bn this financial year.

Well Done Grantham Hospital!

Staff from A&E, the wards and administration at Grantham Hospital are among the 44 individuals and teams who have been put forward for the United Lincolnshire Hospitals NHS Trust Staff awards 2017. The shortlisted individuals and teams have been invited to the awards ceremony on May 4th at the Lincolnshire Showground