The August issue of the NPC’s Campaign! Bulletin is now available. The main article focuses on the ongoing and worsening crisis in social care following the government’s decision to delay the introduction of the care cap, underfunding of local authority services and complaints from care providers that they cannot afford to pay their staff higher wages. Other articles look at the recent Budget statement and the decision to pass responsibility for the free TV licence concession to the BBC, the groth of equity release as a way of funding retirement and the lack of dignity that some older patients experience in hospital. You can view or download a copy here, along with a black and white easy print version here.
August Campaign! Bulletin now available
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