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NHS care funding in England is a postcode lottery, says Which?

Those with the most complex medical needs still face a postcode lottery of getting their full care costs outside hospital paid by NHS ‘continuing healthcare’ funding in England, Which? analysis...

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The government pledges to tackle unfair care home practices

The government has finally responded to the Competition and Markets Authority’s (CMA) care home market study, accepting that consumers needed better protection from ‘unfair practices’ by care homes. It has promised...

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Secretive care home contracts leave older people vulnerable

Care homes are failing to provide contracts and may be breaking the law by neglecting to explain important terms, a Which? investigation has found. 6/3/18 – The government has finally...

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Best and worst care home providers revealed by Which?

Overall, more than 77,000 beds for older people in England are in sub-standard homes, Which? research has discovered. These are homes rated by the regulator, the Care Quality Commission. Our...

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Half of care homes failing in parts of England

More than half of care home places in some parts of England are in facilities rated as ‘inadequate’ or ‘requiring improvement’, according to analysis carried out by Which? of data released...

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Hearing aids on table

Hearing aid brands and retailers: we reveal who owns who

The relationships between hearing aid manufacturers and retailers that aren't always clear to consumers

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What care homes don’t tell you – families face unexpected bills

A Which? investigation finds families potentially faced with unexpected care home bills and unfair contracts. Find out how to avoid care home pitfalls.

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10 things you need to know before buying a mobility scooter

With Spring in the air, Which? experts tell you ten things you need to know before buying the best mobility scooter

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Compensation claim for ‘overcharged’ Pride Mobility customers

The NPC has launched a lawsuit against Pride Mobility - the UK's largest mobility scooter retailer - over mobility scooter pvercharging claims.

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Five dementia products you don’t need

New Which? research shows that claims made by some supplements about cutting your risk of dementia are not backed up by scientific evidence.

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