Author Archives: Sam Pearce

CQC Review Into Mental Health Services for Young People Published

The first part of the CQC’s review of mental health services for children and young people in England has been officially released. The report is the first phase of a major thematic review requested by the Prime Minister in January 2017.  … Continue reading

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Government Calls For Free Speech to be Protected on University Campuses

Universities Minister Jo Johnson has called on the new Office for Students (OfS) to champion free speech in UK universities. Earlier in the year the government extended the statutory duty to secure free speech so that it will apply to all providers … Continue reading

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Care Home Has CQC Registration Cancelled Following Serious Failures

The Care Quality Commission (CQC) has taken legal action to protect the safety and welfare of people by cancelling the registration of a provider of a residential home in Devon. Maddalane Care Home withdrew its appeal against the CQC‘s decision … Continue reading

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George Saunders wins 2017 Man Booker Prize With Lincoln in the Bardo

Lincoln in the Bardo by George Saunders has been named winner of the 2017 Man Booker Prize for Fiction. Lincoln in the Bardo is the first full-length novel from George Saunders, who is an internationally renowned short story writer. The 58-year-old New York … Continue reading

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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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