Data on Covid care home deaths kept secret ‘to protect commercial interests’

This post was originally published on this siteCovid-19 death tolls at individual care homes are being kept secret by regulators in part to protect providers’ commercial interests ahead of

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Grenfell Tower fire engineer did not look at cladding plans

This post was originally published on this siteThe fire engineer on Grenfell Tower did not look at plans showing the building might be wrapped in aluminium cladding panels before advising the

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Coronavirus slump could delay building of 300000 homes

This post was originally published on this siteMore than 300,000 planned new homes may remain on the drawing board over the next five years, deepening the UK’s housing crisis, as a result

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UK could be breaking international law over cladding, says UN

This post was originally published on this siteThe UN has warned Britain that its failure to strip combustible cladding from high-rise buildings containing tens of thousands homes could be

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‘Unacceptable’ drop in care at Kettering home with 12 Covid-19 deaths

This post was originally published on this siteA dramatic collapse in standards at a care home where a dozen people died from Covid-19 has been revealed by inspectors who discovered hungry and

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‘Unacceptable’ drop in care at Kettering home with 12 Covid-19 deaths

This post was originally published on this siteA dramatic collapse in standards at a care home where a dozen people died from Covid-19 has been revealed by inspectors who discovered hungry and

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Releasing English hospital patients into care homes ‘not illegal’

This post was originally published on this siteReleasing hospital patients into care homes without Covid-19 tests was not illegal, lawyers for the UK health secretary, Matt Hancock, have said in

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BAME care home residents in England more likely to die of Covid-19

This post was originally published on this siteBlack and Asian care home residents are more likely to die of Covid-19 than their white counterparts in England, according to official figures that

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Agency staff were spreading Covid-19 between care homes, PHE found in April

This post was originally published on this siteTemporary care workers transmitted Covid-19 between care homes as cases surged, according to an unpublished government study, which used genome

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Coronavirus: real care home death toll double official figure, study says

This post was originally published on this siteExclusive: number of residents in England and Wales who have died likely to be more than 22,000, says report. Coronavirus – latest updates

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