Posted by on May 12, 2017 at 9:05 am

Professor of Psychiatry for Older Adults John Wattis is from the University of Huddersfield and comments on the BBC News report where senior judge Sir James Munby criticises the ‘inhuman’ separation of elderly couples.  Professor Wattis gives an example of how an elderly couple can suddenly find themselves torn apart and says as a society we need to

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Posted by on December 21, 2016 at 10:12 pm

Professor of Health Policy Peter Bradshaw on the announcement that Ministers are considering a council tax rise to cover social care funding.

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Posted by on September 19, 2016 at 8:31 am

Professor of Psychiatry for Older Adults John Wattis from the University of Huddersfield, talks about a joint report from the King’s Fund and the Nuffield Trust on how the cuts in provision are, once again, failing our elderly.

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Posted by on May 5, 2016 at 10:34 am

Professor of Psychiatry for Older Adults John Wattis talks about the figures obtained by BBC Radio Four, which suggest that within three years more than a quarter of UK care homes are in danger of going out of business and says for the fifth richest country in the world this just isn’t good enough.

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