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Social care budget must provide for children and young people

Chancellor Philip Hammond has announced £2bn extra funding for social care in today’s Spring Budget announcement. Whilst we welcome the Government’s recognition of an escalating health and social care crisis, we are concerned that an...

Posted 08 Mar 2017

Social care funding for children and young people

Social care funding essential for ‘forgotten group’

Following the recent call for a swift cross-party review into social care funding, WellChild, the national charity for sick children, is pleased that the growing problem of a separated approach to health and social care...

Posted 06 Jan 2017