Monthly Archives: December 2014

Cheshire homecare agency is rated as Inadequate by CQC

The Care Quality Commission has told Direct Health (Crewe) in Cheshire that it must make immediate improvements to standards of care. During an unannounced inspection in July 2014, inspectors found that the agency  was failing to provide care which was … Continue reading

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CQC warns Bupa Care Homes (CFHCare) Limited that they must improve standards of care at St Nicholas Nursing Home

The Care Quality Commission has formally warned Bupa Care Homes (CFHCare) Limited stating that they must make urgent improvements at St Nicholas Nursing Home in Liverpool. The warning follows an unannounced visit by inspectors to the home in September 2014 which was … Continue reading

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Its time to seek an end to inadequate healthcare

Adult social care services in England that fail to improve within a year of being rated as Inadequate overall will face closure as part of plans to tackle failing care shared at yesterday’s (Wednesday 17 December) Care Quality Commission (CQC) … Continue reading

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Most powerful people in healthcare

Six members of CQC staff are included in Health Service Journal’s list of the hundred most powerful people in healthcare published today. Prof Sir Mike Richards, the Chief Inspector of Hospitals is at number six, with David Behan, Chief Executive … Continue reading

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Information published this week for healthcare providers on the use of surveillance

Information has been published this week (Tuesday 16th December) for all health and adult social care providers who may be considering or already using hidden (covert) and open (overt) surveillance in their service. Agreed by the CQC Board at the … Continue reading

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Top Christmas Books for Children

We all have our favourite stories from childhood, but there is something even more special about curling up on cold winter night to read your favourite Christmas themed book in anticipation of the big day. There are classic favourites such … Continue reading

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Europe’s creative and cultural businesses are worth billions

International accountancy firm Ernst & Young has published a study which shows that Europe’s creative and cultural businesses are worth a total of €536bn and support 7 million jobs. Book publishing is the EU’s fifth biggest creative sector with €36bn … Continue reading

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London Book Fair 2015

Looking forward to next year, the London Book Fair takes place in April. The London Book Fair is the global marketplace for ‘everything book!’ Including the sale and distribution of content across print, audio, TV, film and digital channels. In … Continue reading

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

The November edition of the Words Worth Reading Ltd newsletter is now available to download. There may be another month to go, but we love Christmas here at Words Worth Reading Ltd, that’s why we will be getting into the festive … Continue reading

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