Author Archives: Sam Pearce

CQC Warns Health and Care Services are Straining at the Seams

The Care Quality Commission’s (CQC) annual assessment of the quality of health and social care in England, CQC State of Care, has been published and warns that whilst the health and care system is currently managing to deliver safe care, … Continue reading

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Supported Living Service With Manage Risk, Maximise Life Ethos Rated as Outstanding by CQC

The Care Quality Commission (CQC) has found the quality of care provided by Broom Lane, Manchester to be Outstanding following an inspection in July 2017. Broom Lane, Manchester, provides person-centred support to people aged 18 and over living with autism … Continue reading

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Domestic Abuse Amongst Students & Young People Under Investigation

ITV’s Good Morning Britain are conducting research into the issue of domestic abuse among students and young people.   Did you know that 56 per cent of young people experience controlling behaviour in a relationship? Domestic abuse in young people can often be … Continue reading

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General Practice Declared the Highest Performing Sector Regulated by the CQC

The most detailed analysis yet of the quality and safety of general medical practice in England has found that nearly 90% of general practices in England have been rated as ‘good’, making this the highest performing sector that the CQC … Continue reading

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SMEs Should Consider Switching Water Supplier

Over half of SMEs are unaware that they can switch their water retailer according to Populus research. We all rely on water, but busy micro, small and medium sized enterprises (SMEs), face an ever-increasing number of demands on their time, … Continue reading

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Pressure Mounts on Government to Halt Rise in University Fees

A Labour motion calling on the government to reverse a planned increase in university tuition fees in England from this Autumn was approved in the House of Commons this week. The motion was called following an opposition day debate but no … Continue reading

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Man Booker Prize Shortlist for 2017 Announced

The shortlisted authors and books for the 2017 Man Booker Prize have been announced and the list includes two first-time female writers, and two previously shortlisted authors, Mohsin Hamid and Ali Smith, the latter making the list for the fourth time! … Continue reading

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CQC Leaves Nursing Home in Special Measures After Failing Inspection

The Care Quality Commission (CQC) has told Nada Residential and Nursing Home that they must make improvements to protect the safety and welfare of people they care for. Nada is a privately owned care home that is situated in the … Continue reading

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Why Authors Can’t Afford to Ignore Goodreads

Goodreads, the world’s largest site for readers and book recommendations, launched in January 2007 with the aim of helping people find and share books they love. Visitors to the site can: See what books their friends are reading. Track the … Continue reading

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CQC Rates Staff Owned Social Enterprise as Outstanding

First Community Health & Care C.I.C, a staff-owned social enterprise that provides services across the area of East Surrey and parts of West Sussex to a population of 178, 000 people, has been rated as Outstanding by the CQC. Inspectors … Continue reading

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