Town halls told: Don't depend on COVID cash

By Heather Jameson | 29 April 2021

Councils need to wean themselves of COVID cash to fund social care before it runs out at the end of June, a director has warned.

Director of health and wellbeing at Bradford City Council, Iain MacBeath said: ‘It is time to stop buying [hospital] beds without a real plan to rehabilitate people and instead to provide the services that enable people to stay at home or return home.

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