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Celebrating 75 years of the NHS – reflections from the Beacon team

Posted on: July 7th, 2023 by Amy
Handpainted flag hung against a wall reading 'Thank you NHS'

This week marks the 75th anniversary of the NHS. Members of the Beacon team reflect on personal experiences, the concept of a public healthcare system, and the people who work tirelessly within this unique institution.   Dan Harbour, Managing Director: “The NHS care my family received when going through two pregnancies and deliveries was fantastic, timely and caring. Likewise any treatment / investigations my immediate family has needed have been timely, professional and high quality. The clinical expertise and advice provided to my mum’s care home by the community palliative team made that whole situation much …read more

NHS-funded nursing care to rise from 1 April 2023

Posted on: March 29th, 2023 by Amy

NHS-funded nursing care to rise from 1 April 2023 The Department of Health and Social Care has announced that the standard rate they will pay for NHS-funded nursing care (FNC) is to rise by 5%, from £209.19 to £219.71 per week from 1 April 2023. FNC is the contribution paid by the NHS toward the costs of a place in a care home with nursing for eligible people assessed as needing the help of a registered nurse. Tens of thousands of people in the UK receive FNC. The higher rate of NHS-funded nursing care will also increase …read more