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United Kingdom Homecare Association
The professional association for homecare providers

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Research and resources round up week commencing 22nd FebruaryResearch and resources round up week commencing 22nd February

PHE have published data demonstrating the efficacy of the Pfizer vaccine. The results suggest taht 1 dose reduces the risk of infection by 70% rising to 85% after the second dose. News item. Study.

LSE have published a report on The Conservative Governments; Record on Social Policy from May 2015 to pre-Covid 2020: Policies, Spending and Outcomes. The report draws attention to high levels of unmet need in adult social care with two out of five older people in the most deprived areas not receiving the help that they needed in 2018.

The Health Foundation and the Institute for Fiscal Studies have projected that 458,000 additional social care staff would be needed in England by 2033/34 in evidence provided to the Health and Social Care Committee.

The Government Equalities Minister has published a second report on COVID-19 disparities.

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COVID-19 vaccine information is now available in a number of different languages

NICE are holding a launch event for their 5 year strategy on 19 April.


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