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Clear public support for inspection changes

  • 17 October 2013

17 October 2013 The Care Quality Commission has received clear public support for key changes to the way it regulates and inspects care services.  The changes put it clearly on the side of people who use services, making sure they’re treated with dignity and respect, whenever and wherever they...

CQC requires improvement at East Lancashire Hospital NHS Trust

  • 16 October 2013

16 October 2013 CQC requires improvement at East Lancashire Hospital NHS Trust The Care Quality Commission has told East Lancashire Hospitals NHS Trust that it must make improvements to comply with national standards of quality and safety. This follows an unannounced inspection at one of the trust...

Cambridgeshire Community Services NHS Trust has failed to protect people’s safety and welfare

  • 16 October 2013

16 October 2013 The Care Quality Commission (CQC) has told Cambridgeshire Community Services NHS Trust it must make urgent improvements to comply with two of the national standards of quality and safety at its children’s inpatient services based at Hinchingbrooke Hospital. This follows an...

CQC warns Royal United Hospital Bath NHS Trust that it has failed to keep patients’ records

  • 16 October 2013

16 October 2013 The Care Quality Commission has told Royal United Hospital Bath NHS Trust that it must make urgent improvements to ensure that it keeps patients’ records in such a way that it protects people from the risks of unsafe or inappropriate care and treatment. CQC has issued a formal...

A fresh start for inspecting adult social care services: New Chief Inspector sets out her initial priorities

  • 15 October 2013

15 October 2013 In her first major announcement as the Chief Inspector of Adult Social Care, today (Tuesday 15 October) Andrea Sutcliffe has outlined her priorities for transforming how the Care Quality Commission (CQC) will monitor, inspect and regulate care homes and other adult social care...

Working together for better mental health

  • 10 October 2013

10 October 2013 CQC is committed to the effective regulation of mental health services. To mark World Mental Health Day, the regulator is pleased to announce it is working with mental health charity Mind on a new initiative to help people report poor care.  CQC will also be appointing a deputy...

CQC’s new Chief Inspector of Hospitals asks local people to tell him about the care provided by Salford Royal NHS Foundation Trust

  • 7 October 2013

7 October 2013 England's new Chief Inspector of Hospitals is inviting members of the public in Salford to tell his inspection panel what they think of the services provided by Salford Royal NHS Foundation Trust. Their views and experiences will help inspectors decide what to look at when they...

CQC appoints Heads of Hospital Inspections

  • 4 October 2013

4 October 2013 The Care Quality Commission (CQC) has appointed eight Heads of Hospital Inspections, who will support the Chief Inspector of Hospitals, Professor Sir Mike Richards in transforming the way acute care is regulated. The appointees, who all have strong professional backgrounds in...

CQC’s new Chief Inspector of Hospitals asks local people to tell him about the care provided by Royal Surrey County Hospital NHS Foundation Trust

  • 4 October 2013

4 October 2013 England's new Chief Inspector of Hospitals is inviting members of the public to tell his inspection panel what they think of the services provided by Royal Surrey County Hospital NHS Foundation Trust. Their views and experiences will help inspectors decide what to look at when...

CQC’s new Chief Inspector of Hospitals asks local people to tell him about the care provided by Barking, Havering and Redbridge University Hospitals NHS Trust

  • 4 October 2013

4 October 2013 England's new Chief Inspector of Hospitals is inviting members of the public to tell his inspection panel what they think of the services provided by Barking, Havering and Redbridge University Hospitals NHS Trust. Their views and experiences will help inspectors decide what to...

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