Posts Tagged ‘CQC’

Engaging and empowering NHS staff is key to driving improvement in hospital care

A key hallmark of improving NHS trust performance is for the senior management to review the culture of the organisation This is the conclusion of a CQC...

Rash of NHS trusts put into quality special measures following CQC inspections

Kettering General Hospital Foundation NHS Trust has become the fourth trust to enter special measures in the past week. Kettering was rated inadequate o...

North Lincolnshire Trust placed back in special measures following CQC inspection

Northern Lincolnshire and Goole NHS Trust has been put back into special measures to improve patient services. The struggling hospital trust was one of ...

Care Quality Commission warns online doctor services may pose risk to public

Patients could be at risk from online companies offering doctors’ services, the Care Quality Commission has said. The warning comes after investigator...

Patients at risk in outdated acute care model, CQC chief inspector says

Campaigners say inspectors’ report highlights impact of cuts to urgent and emergency services with demand putting patients at risk The health service ...

New framework needed so NHS trusts can learn from patient deaths, CQC says

The NHS is missing opportunities to learn from patient deaths and too many families are not being included or listened to when an investigation happens. ...

NHS whistleblowers ‘gagged and blacklisted’, says petition group

NHS whistleblowers face being “fired, gagged and blacklisted” while disclosures go uninvestigated owing to the healthcare regulator’s lack of powers ...

London’s St George’s hospital trust in special measures by the CQC

The trust responsible for one of the UK's largest teaching hospitals will be placed in special measures after it was rated inadequate. St George's Unive...

CQC proposes to hike inspection fees for GP and acute providers

The CQC is set to hike inspection fees by nearly 50% for NHS trusts next year. The health and care regulator’s consultation document, published today,...

Key reaction to the CQC’s view that social care is on the edge of collapse

Chris Ham, Chief Executive of The King’s Fund “It has been clear for some time that cuts in budgets and rising demand for services have left the adu...

Adult social care in trouble and damaging acute care, regulator warns

The sustainability of the adult social care market is approaching a tipping point and its damaging the performance of the NHS, says the CQC. The regulat...