Here is a round-up of the events, key developments and general news items that you may find of interest. If you feel that there are issues that we don't cover in sufficient detail - or in too much detail! - please let us know.


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Care and Dementia Show

A leading event for those responsible for the care and wellbeing of older people. read more


NACC Training Development Forum

Learn from expert care catering speakers, watch culinary demonstrations tailored for those in care, interact in workshops and network with like-minded colleagues all under one roof. read more


CSCMP EDGE

The Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals (CSCMP) Annual Conference is a major annual supply chain event, now known as CSCMP EDGE. read more


Leisure Industry Week 2017

Leisure Industry Week 2017 will look at the future of the partnership between public health and leisure and the role of leisure in the products industry, among other aspects. read more


Hospitality & Catering Expo

The Hospitality & Catering EXPO is an event that will host an exhibition, conferences, masterclasses, product demonstrations and roundtables as well as an innovative hosted buyer programme. read more


Food and Drink IT Summit

The Food and Drink IT Summit is an annual gathering of the leading food and beverage companies interested in improving their business through data, IT, software etc. Over 400+ Delegates attended the inaugural 2015 event and twice that number are expected for the 2017 event. read more


The Care Forum

A highly focused event that brings together care professionals and key industry solution providers with one-to-one business meetings, interactive seminars and valuable networking opportunities.. read more


Craft Beer Festival 2017

The Craft Beer Festival is featuring at over 100 pubs nationwide, including renowned venues such at The White Horse in Parsons Green and The Spaniards in Hampstead, to pubs in Manchester, Leeds, Birmingham and Bristol.. read more


Hospitality and Tourism Summit

Key hospitality industry leaders are preparing to meet at this year’s Summit for hospitality & tourism to be held on 6th June and hosted by Principal Hotel Company at the Grand Connaught Rooms in London, at what is a critical time for the industry. read more


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NHS Approved Apps

NHS Choices website showcases digital tools to help manage and improve health; apps that carry the 'NHS Approved' or Being Tested in the NHS' badges. read more


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BBC News - Health

Women advised to sleep on side to help prevent stillbirth

The risk of stillbirth is doubled if women go to sleep on their backs in the last trimester, a study finds.


Social care: MPs seek cross-party group to 'sustain' NHS

Ninety MPs write to the PM, saying patients are being "failed" by strained NHS social care services.


News from UK Parliament

Committees publish Bill to end exploitation in the gig economy

Work and Pensions and Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy Committees launch new report on modern employment


Urgent action needed to end devolution stalemate on repatriation of powers

Scottish Affairs Committee report highlights concerns about impact of Brexit on devolution


BigHospitality News

Michelin awards Bib Gourmands to 27 restaurants

Adam Handlingâs The Frog E1 and the Galvin brothersâ Essex pub are among the 27 winners of Michelin Bib Gourmands 2018.


Friday Five: the week's top news

From the 2018 Michelin Bib Gourmand winners to a new strategy to tackling the chef shortage, we round-up the top stories you might have missed this week.


Social care | The Guardian

Letters: We need to find a strategy for supporting family carers

Ministers and employers are recognising the importance of 6.5 million unpaid carers, but have yet to produce concrete plansI welcome your call for a bigger debate about the extent and limits of familial responsibility (“Family life is changing as never be


I help children cope, but too many are being failed as the system crumbles

My small charity team provides vital early help for vulnerable children, but devastating cuts mean we are being left to pick up the pieces when crisis hits When a teenage girl came to our early intervention service recently to help her to work through pas