Health News

Number of unfilled posts in social care rises to 110,000

Social care crisis: Number of unfilled posts in the sector rises to 110,000 as services are ‘on the brink of closing’ because they do not have the staff Skills for Care delved into the 1.47 million-strong care workforce in England It revealed the majority of vacancies, 76,000, are for hands-on care workers The social care […]

Health News

Number of Opioid-Addicted Women Giving Birth Quadruples

THURSDAY, Aug. 9, 2018 — The number of pregnant women addicted to opioids as they give birth has more than quadrupled since 1999, a disturbing new report shows. In 2014, for every 1,000 hospital deliveries, 6.5 were mothers who arrived at the hospital with opioid use disorder, up from 1.5 per 1,000 in 1999, the […]