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Sector Profile - Nursing and Social Care 2009
This sector profile has been produced by Cordoba Consulting for the REC Industry Research Unit as a guide and overview for agencies in the Nursing and Social Care sector, or considering entering that sector. The aim is to provide an understanding of the structure of the marketplace as an input to insightful and effective business plans.
The provision of medical and care services to the general public is one of the greatest challenges in the UK today, not least because demand will grow inexorably both as a result of demographic trends and as expectations rise. At the same time, medical science and technology offers a steady stream of costly additions to the tool kit for nursing and care services which can be applied to great benefit, but at a cost.