Monthly Archives: July 2012

Beloved writer Maeve Binchy dies

Beloved writer Maeve Binchy has died at the age of 72, following a short illness. A household name, known as a natural story teller, Maeve Binchy has sold more than 40 million books worldwide in multiple languages. Her works were … Continue reading

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What a CQC inspection visit means for GP

From April every practice in England is expected to be subject to a CQC inspection at least once every two years, with practices normally receiving just 24 or 48 hours’ notice of an inspection visit. The CQC is running mock … Continue reading

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More than 900 jobs on track as brand new train factory planned

A consortium has been awarded a £4.5bn contract that will create more than 900 jobs. The consortium, Agility Train, made up of Hitachi and John Laing has won a contract to supply Britain with the next generation of intercity trains. … Continue reading

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Edinburgh International Book Festival

The summer is well and truly upon us and if you are looking for something to do, this year’s Edinburgh Book Festival certainly has plenty to keep you entertained. The festival will run from 11 to 27 August. The international … Continue reading

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BBC Shadow Writing Scheme

If you have ever wanted to write a script for a TV drama series, well now is your chance. The BBC are offering wanna-be writers the chance to write a script for Casualty and Holby City. If successful, applicants will … Continue reading

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Belper Festival and Competition

Have you ever wanted to see your play performed? Well, now is your opportunity. The Belper Short Play Festival is giving you the chance to have your play performed at next year’s festival. The aim of the festival is to … Continue reading

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Could a personality profile test help you find your dream job?

Have you just left school or university? Are you thinking; ‘what do I want to do as a career?’ There are a number of online companies offering free personality testing. These companies believe that this quick and simple test can … Continue reading

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Quality and Risk Profiles

QRPs are an essential tool for providers, commissioners and CQC staff in monitoring compliance with the Essential standards of quality and safety. They help in assessing where risks lie and can play a key role in providers’ own internal monitoring … Continue reading

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What should you be doing in July ?

Since April 2012, the CQC website have be providing resources each month, to help you practice and prepare for registration with CQC. Within these articles, for each month, there is a : Practice meeting agenda document, this can be used in your … Continue reading

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Common questions regarding the CQC registration process

The CQC are committed to insuring the registration process is made as simple as possible for organisations wishing to register. Therefore they have included a section on their website dedicated to common questions regarding the CQC registration process. – How … Continue reading

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