Monthly Archives: June 2012

Changes to CQC Registration – Statement of Purpose and Notifications

The Care Quality Commission Registration Regulations 2009 have been amended. The changes made affect the information you must include in your statement of purpose, the notifications you must make to the CQC and the way in which you submit them. … Continue reading

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David Behan has been announced as Chief Executive of the CQC.

David Behan, who is currently Director General for Social Care, Local Government and Care Partnerships at the Department of Health, will begin his role as Chief Executive in July and will replace Cynthia Bower who resigned in February this year. Mr. Behan … Continue reading

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Would you like free iPad Software?

San Fancisco based company, Inkling has released free software called ‘Habitat.’ The software makes it easier to produce graphics for ebooks. The software uses Apple’s cloud so anyone anywhere in the world can collaborate on the same project. Inkling Habitat can … Continue reading

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Next Year: Self-Publishing Event

Matador, a self-publishing service company, are organising a one-day conference on self-publishing next March. The event will take place on Sunday 24th March 2013 from 9am to 5pm at the University of Leicester. The event will be aimed at any … Continue reading

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Are you preparing for a CQC inspection?

The CQC have published a leaflet to help you prepare for a CQC inspection. It will help you understand how they check your compliance with the regulations. It also includes practical suggestions for things you may want to consider in … Continue reading

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Registration Events

The CQC is now halfway through a series of regional GP registration road shows. For those who have attended already, your feedback has been extremely useful to help the CQC understand which areas of registration you want more information about. At … Continue reading

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The SportsWriter.org.uk Writing Competition

The latest SportsWriter.org.uk writing competition will be coming to a close shortly. The organisers of this writing competition are looking for original sports related writing, whether fiction, poetry, or nonfiction. There are cash prizes up for grabs, but the best part … Continue reading

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Patients To Rate Hospital Treatment

A new test to improve care in hospitals in England will allow patients to rate the treatment they receive. The “friends and family test” will ask people whether they would recommend the hospital to their loved ones. The Prime Minister will announce … Continue reading

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Care of the elderly is failing

WRVS, a volunteers and charity organisation, have recently completed a survey comparing British pensioners with their counterparts in Sweden, Germany and the Netherlands and found that Britain’s care of the elderly is failing. Overall Britain came third out of the … Continue reading

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iBooks Author Software

iBooks Author is a new product, free to download from the Mac App Store. It shows anyone with Mac software how to create a variety of books using templates, from textbooks, historybooks, cookbooks and many more. It gives you the ability … Continue reading

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