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Care homes and health services: an uneasy alliance

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Original languageEnglish
JournalJournal of Health Services Research and Policy
Early online date15 Jun 2015
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jan 2016


In England, there are approximately three times as many beds in care homes (both residential and nursing homes) as there are in National Health Service (NHS) hospitals. Despite the recent Commission on Residential Care providing numerous case studies of good practice, care homes persist in the collective imagination as places of dread and last resort


Claire Goodman, Editorial, 'Care homes and health services@ an uneasy alliance', Journal of Health Services Research & Policy, Vol. 21(1):1-3, published online 15 June 2015, doi:

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