Posts Tagged ‘Inspection’

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,...

“Use inspections to tackle variations in care”

Wide variations in the quality and safety of care in England are unacceptable and detrimental to the people who use health and care services and their fami...

CQC: safety of services our biggest concern

The findings from our inspections over the last year clearly show there is too much variation in quality and safety between services and within services. P...

CQC’s special measures help to turn trusts around

We have achieved a great deal in the last twelve months. Using our new way of inspecting hospitals, with significantly larger inspection teams than before...

Patients at risk as inspections cut by regulator

Patients are being put at risk because hospitals and care homes are only being inspected every two years, a health select committee report concludes. F...

It could be worse – we could be teachers

This Sunday has been a difficult day for the Teale household, although, glancing at today’s headlines, possibly not as difficult as Gordon Brown’s. M...