Kate Barker

Type: Person
Name: Kate Barker
Title: Monetary Policy Committee Member - The Bank of England (United Kingdom)
First reported 16 hours ago - Updated 15 hours ago - 1 reports

Care for older people doesn't come top of the list, but we disregard them at our peril

Two recent complementary reports on long-term care for older people - one from the Demos Commission on Residential Care, chaired by former care minister Paul Burstow, and the other from the King's Fund Commission on the Future of Health and Social Care ... [Published Medical Xpress - 16 hours ago]
First reported Sep 11 2014 - Updated Sep 11 2014 - 1 reports

Care for older people doesn't come top of the list, but we disregard them at our peril

Affects us all. Natalia RiveraTwo recent complementary reports on long-term care for older people – one from the Demos Commission on Residential Care , chaired by former care minister Paul Burstow, and the other from the King’s Fund Commission on the ... [Published Conversation UK - Sep 11 2014]
First reported Sep 07 2014 - Updated Sep 07 2014 - 1 reports

Announcements for Sept. 7

BEVERLY — A daughter, Caylee Shaylinn Beverly, 7 pounds, 12 ounces, was born July 23, 2014, at United Hospital Center, Bridgeport, to Joseph Russell Beverly and Tabitha Ann Beverly of Clarksburg. Mother’s maiden name is Tabitha Malcomb. Maternal grandparents ... [Published Clarksburg Exponent Telegram - Sep 07 2014]
First reported Sep 05 2014 - Updated Sep 05 2014 - 1 reports

Report calls for more cash from elderly to fund the NHS

A team of experts have suggested elderly people should contribute more to fund NHS health and social care.In a recent report from a commission established by think tank The King’s Fund, experts have suggested older people should contribute more and be ... [Published Pharma Field - Sep 05 2014]
First reported Sep 05 2014 - Updated Sep 05 2014 - 1 reports

Call for single health and care commissioning opposed by CCGs

05 . 09 .14 Clinical Commissioning Groups (CCGs) have hit out at yesterday’s Barker Commission recommendation to establish single commissioning for health and social care, perhaps using a variant on the health and wellbeing board model.Responding to the ... [Published National Health Executive - Sep 05 2014]
First reported Sep 04 2014 - Updated Sep 04 2014 - 41 reports

Fully merge NHS and social care, says review

The National Health Service should be fully merged with social care to create a clearer system that is better able to cope with surging demand, an independent review has found.Proposing the most radical overhaul of health and social care since 1948, the ... [Published Pharma Times - Sep 04 2014]
First reported Sep 04 2014 - Updated Sep 04 2014 - 2 reports

The forgotten bill

PEOPLE in the OECD are living four to five years longer than they were in 1970 and in most countries, longevity seems set to imcrease even further. The cost in terms of pensions provision has been extensively covered in this blog but there is another, ... [Published The Economist - Sep 04 2014]
Entities: Kate Barker, Healthcare, NHS
First reported Sep 04 2014 - Updated Sep 04 2014 - 2 reports

LGC View: Additional clinicians could give wellbeing boards clout

The creation of health and wellbeing boards at last gave local government influence in the NHS. A forum was born at which the integration of health and social care services – and the efficiency and improved care that it brings – could be designed and ... [Published Local Government Chronicle - Sep 04 2014]
First reported Sep 04 2014 - Updated Sep 04 2014 - 1 reports

'Target affluent OAPs to fund NHS'

The rich and middle-aged should be taxed more to pay for the NHS and social care, a new report suggests.Meanwhile, the elderly should be stripped of their free television licences and the winter fuel payment for older people should only be given to those ... [Published Croydon Guardian - Sep 04 2014]
First reported Sep 04 2014 - Updated Sep 04 2014 - 1 reports

i Editor's Letter: The future of the NHS has become the elephant in the ward

A conspiracy of silence. That’s the verdict of Britain’s most respected independent health body. Not one of the Westminster political parties has revealed their plans for how we should pay for NHS and social care after May’s general election. It’s the ... [Published The Independent - Sep 04 2014]
First reported Sep 03 2014 - Updated Sep 03 2014 - 1 reports

Raise taxes to give free social care to elderly and chronically ill, says think-tank

Social care for the elderly and long-term ill should be provided free at the point of use, leading experts have said, in a landmark blueprint for what would be the most radical shake-up of the health and care system since 1948. The King’s Fund think thank ... [Published The Independent - Sep 03 2014]
First reported Aug 31 2014 - Updated Sep 01 2014 - 2 reports

Poll reveals public's care concerns

Just one quarter of people think they will receive the social service care they need in old age or if they suffer disability, according to new research.A poll commissioned by 75 charities and voluntary organisations found that only 27% of people in England ... [Published Braintree & Witham Times - Aug 31 2014]

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...Kate Barker, chair of the commission, said: "we propose radical change, greater than any since 1948, that would bring immense benefit to people who fall into the cracks between means-tested social care and a free nhs." This comes after a previous study from The King's Fund suggested that NHS finances are currently stretched to breaking point, with a quarter of NHS trust...

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Care for older people doesn't come top of the l... [Published Medical Xpress - 16 hours ago]
Care for older people doesn't come top of the l... [Published Conversation UK - Sep 11 2014]
Announcements for Sept. 7 [Published Clarksburg Exponent Telegram - Sep 07 2014]
Report calls for more cash from elderly to fund... [Published Pharma Field - Sep 05 2014]
Call for single health and care commissioning o... [Published National Health Executive - Sep 05 2014]
Fully merge NHS and social care, says review [Published Pharma Times - Sep 04 2014]
A better care system? Then tax today's pensione... [Published Telegraph - Sep 04 2014]
Exempting fewer from prescription charges "heap... [Published Pharmacy.Biz - Sep 04 2014]
CALL FOR RESHAPING HEALTH AND SOCIAL CARE [Published PublicNet - Sep 04 2014]
Reshape health and social care around patient n... [Published Noodls - Sep 04 2014]
Independent study calls for 'radical' overhaul ... [Published Zenopa - Sep 04 2014]
Merging social care services with the NHS makes... [Published The Independent - Sep 04 2014]
King’s Fund report to bring NHS and social care... [Published PIR Care Home Management - Sep 04 2014]
Merge health and social care urges review [Published Cover Magazine - Sep 04 2014]
A new settlement for health and social care [Published King's Fund - Sep 04 2014]
Details of integrated health and social care pe... [Published Communitycare.co.uk - Sep 04 2014]
Increase taxes to give free care to elderly and... [Published Health Insurance Daily - Sep 04 2014]
Charge seriously ill patients for NHS beds, pro... [Published open Democracy News Analysis - - Sep 04 2014]
The forgotten bill [Published The Economist - Sep 04 2014]
Commission proposes radical reorganization of h... [Published PrimaryCare Today - Sep 04 2014]
Radical shake up of social care funding propose... [Published OnMedicanet - Sep 04 2014]
Barker Commission calls for care to focus on in... [Published Learning Disability Today - Sep 04 2014]
GP visit charge ruled out by independent commis... [Published Practice Business - Sep 04 2014]
The forgotten bill [Published Buttonwood's notebook - The Economist - Sep 04 2014]
Would targeting affluent OAPs save the NHS? [Published Channel 4 - Sep 04 2014]
Commission unveils radical vision for social care [Published Localgov.co.uk - Sep 04 2014]
Social care charges should be scrapped for thos... [Published Guardian.co.uk - Sep 04 2014]
Barker report confronts injustices of long-term... [Published Guardian.co.uk - Sep 04 2014]
Commission proposes reshaping social care [Published Noodls - Sep 04 2014]
Barker: radically reshape health and social car... [Published Hospital Dr - Sep 04 2014]
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The forgotten bill [Published Buttonwood's notebook - The Economist - Sep 04 2014]
PEOPLE in the OECD are living four to five years longer than they were in 1970 and in most countries, longevity seems set to imcrease even futher. The cost in terms of pensions provision has been extensively covered in this blog but there is another, ...
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