Media Release

Members Newsletter – 4th March 2022

Mar 4, 2022

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Fears bureaucracy is slowing down overseas recruitment

Feb 16, 2022

The Independent Care Group has welcomed the opportunity to recruit staff from overseas again but warned that bureaucracy is slowing down the process. From today care workers are included on the Shortage Occupation List, opening the door for providers to recruit from outside the UK again. But as they welcomed the option, the ICG warned…

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Muted welcome for care White Paper

Feb 11, 2022

The Independent Care Group today gave a muted welcome to Government proposals designed to better integrate health and social care services. It says today’s Integration White Paper stops too far short of the NHS and social care merger needed to provide the best service. The Government today unveiled a White Paper it says will bring…

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Welcome for U-turn on ‘no jab, no job’ policy

Jan 31, 2022

The Independent Care Group today welcomed a U-turn on the ‘no jab, no job’ policy but want to know if those already sacked because of it can have their jobs back. According to reports, the Government is to scrap the plan to make it compulsory for NHS and social care staff to have mandatory Covid-19…

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Country needs to trust Govt to deliver on care

Jan 13, 2022

Failing to provide proper care for our population is a major scandal that can be laid at the feet of the Government, ICG Chair Mike Padgham said today. Mr Padgham said the country needed to trust the Prime Minister to deliver care. “I think the questions being raised about the Prime Minister at the moment…

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