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Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust rated as Good for being effective and caring but Requires Improvement overall by Chief Inspector of Hospitals

  • 16 December 2014

England’s Chief Inspector of Hospitals has rated the services provided by Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust as Requires Improvement overall following a Care Quality Commission inspection in September. Overall, the trust’s services were rated as Good for being effective and caring, but as...

CQC takes urgent action to close a failing care home in Banstead, Surrey

  • 10 December 2014

The Care Quality Commission has taken urgent action to close a failing care home in Banstead, Surrey, after serious failings were identified which presented a significant risk to the safety of residents. Inspectors visited the home on 28 November and 1 December in response to concerns raised by...

Chief Inspector finds North West Ambulance Service is focused on quality

  • 10 December 2014

England's Chief Inspector of Hospitals has published his first report on the quality of care provided by North West Ambulance Service NHS Trust. Overall the CQC inspection found that the trust provided safe and effective services which were well-led with a clear focus on quality.  North West...

CQC settles case with former deputy chief executive Jill Finney

  • 9 December 2014

Following the settlement of a case brought by former deputy chief executive Jill Finney, CQC’s chief executive David Behan said: “In January 2014 the Care Quality Commission’s former deputy chief executive, Jill Finney, instigated legal action against CQC. This was following CQC’s publication of...

Health and adult social care must embrace complaints to improve services

  • 8 December 2014

People could be being put off from making complaints about health and adult social care, which is leading to concerns not being identified and providers missing out on opportunities to improve their services. In a report out today (Monday 8 December), the Care Quality Commission has found that...

Bellingham Practice in Hexham is rated as Good by the Care Quality Commission

  • 4 December 2014

The Care Quality Commission (CQC) has rated the quality of care provided by Bellingham Practice near Hexham, Northumberland as Good following an inspection that took place in October 2104. Inspectors found that the practice was providing a caring, effective, responsive and well-led service that...

The Care Quality Commission has rated two Leeds based GP practices as Good

  • 4 December 2014

The Care Quality Commission (CQC) has rated the quality of care provided by Park Edge Practice on Asket Drive, Leeds and Beeston Village Surgery on Town Street, Leeds as Good following inspections that took place in October 2014. Inspectors found that both practices were providing an innovative,...

National patient survey says 80% report a good A&E experience, but there are still problems with patient discharge and people waiting too long for pain relief

  • 2 December 2014

A national Accident and Emergency survey shows some encouraging results with almost eight out of 10 respondents saying their overall experience was good rating it seven or more out of ten and only 3 per cent of patients saying the doctor or nurse did not listen to what they had to say. The Care...

CQC inspectors find University Hospitals Bristol caring and effective – although some services require improvement

  • 2 December 2014

England's Chief Inspector of Hospitals, Professor Sir Mike Richards, has published his first report on the quality of services provided by University Hospitals Bristol NHS Foundation Trust. Overall the trust has been rated as Requires Improvement. The Care Quality Commission has found that the...

Salford Health Matters, Eccles is rated as Outstanding by the Care Quality Commission

  • 1 December 2014

The Care Quality Commission has found the quality of care provided by the Salford Health Matters in Eccles to be Outstanding following an inspection carried out in October 2014. The practice is rated as Outstanding- it is an effective, responsive and well-led service that provides and meets the...

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