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Improvement needed at specialist cancer trust despite no evidence of serious failings

  • 27 November 2014

A joint report by the Care Quality Commission (CQC) and Monitor has found no evidence of serious failings in the organisational culture at The Christie NHS Foundation Trust, but has highlighted areas in need of improvement. The regulators acted after concerns were raised by former staff members...

Tell us about your care – Care Quality Commission announces new partnership with The Silver Line

  • 25 November 2014

The Care Quality Commission (CQC) is today marking the launch of a new partnership with The Silver Line helpline to help reach out to even more elderly people who are cared for in their homes and in residential care. The partnership comes on the same day as The Silver Line celebrates its one-year...

Irlam Medical Practice is rated as Outstanding by the Care Quality Commission

  • 25 November 2014

The Care Quality Commission has found the quality of care provided by the Irlam Medical Practice in Salford to be Outstanding following an inspection carried out in October. Inspectors found that the practice was providing an innovative, caring, effective, responsive and well-led service that meets...

Chief Inspector of Hospitals asks people to tell him about the care provided by East Cheshire NHS Trust

  • 25 November 2014

England's Chief Inspector of Hospitals is inviting members of the public to tell his inspection panel what they think of the services provided by East Cheshire NHS Trust. Their views and experiences will help inspectors decide what to look at when they inspect Congleton War Memorial Hospital,...

Chief Inspector of Hospitals asks people to tell him about the care provided by Ashford and St Peter's Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

  • 24 November 2014

England's Chief Inspector of Hospitals is inviting members of the public to tell his inspection panel what they think of the services provided by Ashford and St Peter's Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust. Their views and experiences will help inspectors decide what to look at when they...

NHS trusts that provide mental health services to be inspected according to risk

  • 20 November 2014

Today (Thursday 20 November) and for the first time, the Care Quality Commission (CQC) has published information on every NHS trusts that provide mental health services in England to show the public how it decides which services it will inspect next and what it will focus on. The information is CQC...

One week to go before new NHS regulations to improve openness and transparency are enforceable

  • 20 November 2014

Today (20 November) marks the publication of guidance for NHS organisations to help them meet the requirements of new regulations that come into force next week. The duty of candour and fit and proper persons requirement for directors come into force in a week’s time on Thursday 27 November for NHS...

Care Quality Commission to publish information on the use of cameras to monitor care

  • 19 November 2014

Following its Public Board Meeting today (Wednesday 19 November), the Care Quality Commission (CQC) has agreed in principle to publish information for providers, as well as for people who use services and their loved ones, about the use of covert or overt surveillance to monitor care. Over the last...

Chief Inspector of Hospitals asks people to tell him about the care provided by University Hospital Southampton NHS Foundation Trust

  • 18 November 2014

England's Chief Inspector of Hospitals is inviting members of the public to tell his inspection panel what they think of the services provided by University Hospital Southampton NHS Foundation Trust. Their views and experiences will help inspectors decide what to look at when they inspect the...

Inspections of general practices based on best available data

  • 17 November 2014

For the first time, information on every general practice in England has been analysed and published by the Care Quality Commission (CQC) to show the public how it will decide which surgeries it will inspect and what it will focus on. The 'intelligent monitoring' of general practices...

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