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This week’s eldercare news looks at Carer’s Credit; price rises for dental care, probate, mobile phones and more; e-prescriptions for some controlled drugs; reasons to take more Vitamin D; good practice for private care providers; feeling younger by being in control; and PIP reviews Heard of Carer’s Credit? You may be missing out The Telegraph […]

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What you need to know this week

Here’s our regular roundup of news around the UK that affects you and your older friends and relatives. This issue we’re talking about pensions, NHS Continuing Healthcare Funding, potential treatment and preventions for Alzheimer’s and memory loss, hip and knee replacements, finding missing vulnerable people, and avoiding falls. The downside first Mixed age couples are […]

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How NHS GP videoconference consultations work

by Kathy Lawrence As the UK government has just announced that videoconferencing with GPs is the way forward for the NHS in England, we’re talking about how the service works, and whether it’s something that can help older people. Experiencing LIVI for the first time Our local GP practices have been contacting patients to let […]

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