Author Archives: Sam Pearce

The latest releases from the big names in fiction writing

The end of the summer is always a busy time in the world of publishing, looking ahead to this autumn is an exciting time. There are many new releases from some big names in fiction writing. The line up includes Sarah … Continue reading

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CQC report evaluates new style hospital inspections

A report published this week by CQC evaluates the first two waves of the new style hospital inspections. The report covers inspections carried out in 18 hospital trusts between September 2013 and April 2014 using a ‘learning by doing’ approach. … Continue reading

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The July edition of the Words Worth Reading Ltd newsletter is now available to download

The July edition of the Words Worth Reading Ltd newsletter is now available to download. This month in the Words Worth Reading Ltd office we have launched this year’s remote external auditing service to help clients demonstrate in-year evidence for the … Continue reading

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The end of June saw a new approach launched for the care of people who are dying. The Department of Health has created five new Priorities for Care based on the needs and wishes of the person who is dying and … Continue reading

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The CQC appoints two new permanent Heads of Registration

The CQC have appointed two new permanent Heads of Registration who will support the Chief Inspector of Adult Social Care and Corporate Lead for Registration, Andrea Sutcliffe, in delivering registration activities across health and adult social care services in England. … Continue reading

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HarperCollins Group buys Harlequin/Mills and Boon

News Corp, owners of the HarperCollins Group has bought the Canadian-based publisher Harlequin, famous for the Mills and Boon brand, for £246 million. Currently, HarperCollins publish 99% of their titles in English. While 40% of Harlequin’s sales come from titles … Continue reading

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Judy Blume is writing a novel for adults

Author Judy Blume, famous for writing stories for young people, has confirmed she is writing a new novel for adults, to be released in summer 2015. Her classic teenage novels Are You There God, It’s Me Margaret? and Tales of a Fourth … Continue reading

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The June edition of the Words Worth Reading Ltd newsletter is now available to download

The June edition of the Words Worth Reading Ltd newsletter is now available to download. We have been enjoying the fantastic weather we have had recently, whilst in the Words Worth Reading Ltd office we have made some aesthetic changes to our … Continue reading

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CQC start inspecting the second wave of GP practices

This month CQC start inspecting the second wave of GP practices using the new approach to inspection. The clinical commissioning groups (CCG) areas that have been targeted for inspection are: Greater Preston Oxford Lewisham Leicester South Devon & Torbay Wakefield … Continue reading

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NICE quality standards published for infection prevention and control

Last month saw new NICE quality standards published for infection prevention and control. This quality standard covers the prevention and control of infection for people receiving healthcare in primary, community and secondary care settings. You can find out more and … Continue reading

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