Monthly Archives: August 2012

We have new templates to help you complete the Information Governance Toolkit

Words Worth Reading Ltd now provide downloadable templates that facilitate the in-house completion of required documentation for the Information Governance Toolkit. Information Governance (IG) is the framework for handling personal information in a confidential and secure manner to appropriate ethical … Continue reading

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Has the CQC sent you extra registration codes?

Once you have registered online, you will have received your registration letter from the CQC. This letter includes the code you need to begin the application process online. However, you may have received more than one invitation letter to register. … Continue reading

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Changes to the CQC scope of registration guidance

The CQC has updated the ‘scope of registration’ guidance to reflect changes in the legislation which underpins the registration system. Most providers will not be affected by these minor changes. The changes, recently approved by Parliament, address technical points in … Continue reading

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GP providers have set up their registration accounts

Over 70% of the providers of NHS general practice and other primary medical services have completed the first step of the CQC registration process by setting up their online accounts. The registration process for GPs began in July. Those providers … Continue reading

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Public or private?

In a bid to cut costs the NHS, police and councils are outsourcing more work to private companies. As budgets continue to tighten, more and more of the services provided by the public sector are actually ran by private companies. … Continue reading

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Samuel Beckett Festival

The first event of its kind will include Beckett-themed work by international artists, writers and celebrities. Highlights include Anthony Gormley’s steel Tree Waiting for Godot; the world premiere of Gavin Bryars’ The Beckett Songbook and Robert Wilson directing and performing in Krapp’s Last … Continue reading

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Maintaining high quality care in the health system

The National Quality Board (NQB) has announced how it plans to maintain and improve quality in the health care system. The NQB brings together national organisations responsible for quality across health care and promotes high quality care for all patients … Continue reading

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Rise in female executives

Department for Business, Innovation and Skills (BIS) figures released have shown that there has been a rise in the proportion of female members on FTSE 100 and FTSE 250 boards. Lord Davies, who launched a review into ‘Women on Boards’ … Continue reading

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Facebook on the hunt for London-based engineering team

Thanks to Computer Weekly for this interesting one… Facebook is on the hunt for 22 new recruits to make up its new London-based engineering team. Based in Covent Garden, the Facebook team is to focus on key areas such as mobile … Continue reading

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UK construction leaders launch campaign to promote industry

Under a new campaign launched by ‘Construction News’ the leaders in the construction industry have joined together to pledge to promote the industry. Following the success in building London’s Olympic infrastructure on-time and on budget, the campaign aims to bring … Continue reading

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