Posts Tagged ‘CQC’

Reaction: CQC warns that the future of care is precarious in its annual review

Nuffield Trust Director of Research Professor John Appleby “The report shows that although most NHS patients still receive good and safe care, the sys...

State of Care Review: the future of quality in the NHS and social care is precarious

The quality of health and social care has been maintained despite very real challenges and the majority of people are getting good, safe care. This is t...

Changing nature of NHS demand is placing “unprecedented pressure on the system”

The quality of NHS services is under threat as the system struggles with complex new types of demand, access and cost. The Care Quality Commission’s (...

CQC to place Royal Cornwall Hospitals NHS Trust into special measures

Royal Cornwall Hospitals NHS Trust is to be placed in special measures following its latest CQC inspection. The trust had been told to make immediate im...

Mental health services at a cross roads with pressures compromising too many services

There are ongoing problems with access to, and the quality of, specialist mental health services, a CQC report concludes. The report details the finding...

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Patients at risk in outdated acute care model, CQC chief inspector says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