Posts Tagged ‘CQC’

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...

Brighton and Sussex University Hospitals NHS Trust to be placed in special measures

The CQC is to place Brighton and Sussex University Hospitals NHS Trust into special measures following an Inadequate inspection rating. A team of inspec...

Hinchingbrooke Health Care NHS Trust should exit special measures after ‘good’ rating

Hinchingbrooke Health Care NHS Trust should exit special measures, the CQC’s Chief Inspector of Hospitals has recommended. The trust is now rated ‘G...

CQC unveils five year strategy aimed at targeting resources on risky services

The CQC intends to encourage services to innovate and collaborate in order to drive improvement, while ensuring that people continue to receive good, safe ...

NHS Improvement to appoint new chair at scandal hit Southern Health

NHS Improvement is to appoint Tim Smart as chair of Southern Health NHS Foundation Trust following the resignation of Mike Petter. Using its regulatory ...

Western Sussex Hospitals FT is third acute trust to be rated as Outstanding by CQC

England's Chief Inspector of Hospitals has named Western Sussex Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust as the third acute trust to be awarded a rating of Outstandi...

CQC hikes regulatory fees for providers despite funding pressures

The CQC is set to hike its regulatory fees for providers, particularly acute hospitals, to cover its costs. The regulator is pressing ahead with massive...