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The Care Quality Commission checks whether hospitals, care homes and care services are meeting government standards. Visit our website at www.cqc.org.uk.

Press releases

Wednesday, 26 October 2011
The Care Quality Commission (CQC) has told Milton Keynes Hospital NHS Foundation Trustthat it must take action to address a major concern over cleanliness and infection control.
Wednesday, 26 October 2011
The Care Quality Commission has told York Teaching Hospital NHS Foundation Trust that it must take action to ensure that it complies with its own policies on patients' consent to care and treatment.
Thursday, 20 October 2011
Healthwatch England will be the national consumer champion that will give a voice to collective views of the people who use NHS and social care services in England.
Friday, 14 October 2011
Orchid View is not meeting eight essential standards.
Thursday, 13 October 2011
CQC today publishes a report into the standards of care that older people receive in hospital – and calls for a system-wide response to combat the failings identified.
Tuesday, 11 October 2011
The Care Quality Commission has issued a formal warning to Mr Kenneth Peek that he must make urgent improvements to standards of care or face further action. The two warning notices follow an unannounced visit by inspectors to the Manor Cottage Retirement Hotel at Manor Crescent, Paignton in September. The home is registered to provide care for up to 18 people.
Monday, 10 October 2011
Hastings care home failing to meet 13 essential standards.
Monday, 3 October 2011
The Care Quality Commission (CQC) is consulting about changes to the fees it proposes to charge providers of health and adult social care services for 2012/13. These fees cover CQC’s work in registering providers and monitoring their compliance with national standards of safety and quality.
Monday, 3 October 2011
The Care Quality Commission has said it is satisfied that Barchester Healthcare Homes Limited has made urgent improvements which were required at the Lucerne House nursing home in Exeter.
Monday, 3 October 2011
The Care Quality Commission (CQC) has told the owners of two care homes at Leeds in Yorkshire that they must make immediate improvements - or face legal action.