Thee All Party Parliamentary Group on Adult Social Care (APPG-ASC) says care workers deserve the same recognition as their NHS counterparts. This comes as their latest report reveals a staffing “black hole” in the sector.
Birmingham City Council (BCC) has announced Lendlease as the preferred developer for the former site of the wholesale markets in Birmingham. At £1.5bn, this will be the largest investment under the 2010 ‘Big City Plan’. The news was announced during a city council meeting.
Over six-hundred people took part in this year’s Birmingham ‘Big Sleepout’, the largest annual fundraiser for St Basil’s, a charity which tackles youth homelessness in the region.
Birmingham currently has over 10,500 active blood donors according to NHSBT. Yet, Birmingham Blood Donor Centre still has 2,000 donation appointments to fill over the next six weeks.