Author Archives: Lucy-Anne Hickey

New measures to improve patient care ahead of winter 2020


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On 17th September 2020, the Department of Health and Social Care announced new measures to improve patient care ahead of winter. Winter is a difficult time for any health and care system, but this winter presents an even greater challenge. This winter, the Department’s priority is to ensure our hospitals are not overwhelmed; that we protect the NHS. As a result, the Department of Health and Social Care have allocated a further £2.7 billion to NHS systems. This funding, in […]

‘Buy the Best, Buy British, Save Jobs’ Furniture Campaign


On Saturday, the British Furniture Confederation (BFC) launched its Buy the Best, Buy British, Save Jobs Campaign. Its aim is to encourage the British public to seek out British-made goods when they shop this autumn.  It is crucial the furniture sector thrives to support the economy. With British furniture factories closed, or with reduced working due to the pandemic, manufacturers expect sales are down. Worse still, around half of British manufacturers believe they may be forced to make some redundancies or see […]

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