Care homes

The government’s social care reform plans don’t add up

4 September 2021 9:00 am

The government’s social care reform plans are all wrong

Lockdown killed my mother – and thousands like her

3 July 2021 9:00 am

Lockdown killed my mother – and thousands like her

Letters: The unfairness of ‘free care for all’

29 May 2021 9:00 am

Taking care Sir: I agree completely with Leo McKinstry that care for parents should be paid out of their estate…

The hidden death toll of lockdown

10 April 2021 9:00 am

The last patient I treated was 105 years old. She has lived through two world wars, a depression and at…

It’s shameful how we have locked down our elderly

14 November 2020 9:00 am

There’s a lot I don’t know about care home visits during this pandemic. I don’t know how straightforward it would…

Boris Johnson’s human shield

10 October 2020 9:00 am

At a Conservative party conference fringe event last Sunday, Lord Bethell, a health minister, was asked where he thought Britain…

How Covid spread in Sweden's care homes

10 August 2020 11:11 pm

Why did Covid prove so lethal in care homes? Between 2 March and 12 June, there were 66,112 deaths of…

How Britain lost the war against coronavirus

27 June 2020 9:00 am

The art of corona warfare

Letters: What Hong Kong really needs from Britain

13 June 2020 9:00 am

Hong Kong’s future Sir: So we have a moral duty to protect the people of Hong Kong and guide them…

Letters: It’s not so easy to boycott Chinese goods

16 May 2020 9:00 am

Jobs for all Sir: Charles Bazlington championed Universal Basic Income in last week’s magazine (Letters, 9 May). It is welcome…

Letters: The toilet paper stockpile that lasted 80 years

9 May 2020 9:00 am

The case for small homes Sir: Your editorial rightly highlights what must be one of the government’s priorities once the…

The NHS has been protected – care homes have not

2 May 2020 9:00 am

As the NHS was preparing for the Covid onslaught, thousands of hospital patients were discharged to care homes in an…

The truth behind 'do not resuscitate' orders

4 April 2020 5:34 am

Coronavirus is revealing many good things about our society: the number of people willing to volunteer to help tackle the outbreak…

Stop chasing the PM’s taxes: focus on the bad stuff that really matters

16 April 2016 9:00 am

There were moments last week when I was ready to give up journalism and retrain in a less unsavoury profession…

Tim Roth in ‘Chronic’, a morality tale about the care industry

Cinema needs films like Chronic – just not a lot of them

20 February 2016 9:00 am

Scholarly filmgoers may recall a movement that sprouted from Danish soil called Dogme 95. It worked to a Spartan set…