Monthly Archives: June 2016

The Glorious Heresies Wins the Desmond Elliott Writing Prize 2016

Lisa McInerney, writer of The Glorious Heresies is on a roll, winning her second award this month! At 34 Lisa is the youngest of the authors shortlisted for the Desmond Elliott Writing Prize.  She was named “the most talented writer … Continue reading

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CQC Rates Bradford Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust as Requires Improvement for Second Time

Following the latest inspection by the CQC, England’s Chief Inspector of Hospitals has told Bradford Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust that it must continue to make improvements to services.  The Trust was given an overarching rating of Requires Improvement and … Continue reading

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Book Clubs Pick of Non-Fiction Titles Revealed

To celebrate National Reading Group Day, The Reading Agency and The Booksellers Association have been polling reading groups to find out which non-fiction titles they most want to read, or would recommend to others, and the winner is Bee Rowlatt’s … Continue reading

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Birstall Care Provider Prosecuted by CQC

  A care provider that failed in its duty to provide safe care and treatment has been fined £190,000 by Bradford Magistrates’ Court, following the death of a 62-year-old man who broke his neck in a fall from a shower … Continue reading

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Digital Skills Gap Costing UK Economy £63 Billion a Year

The Parliamentary Science and Technology Committee has published a report warning that the UK risks being left behind if the Government does not take more action to address the current digital skills crisis. 12.6 million adults in the UK lack … Continue reading

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Portsmouth Hospitals NHS Trust A&E Rated Inadequate

  Following an unannounced inspection the Care Quality Commission (CQC) has told Portsmouth Hospitals NHS Trust that it must make significant improvements to protect patients using its urgent and emergency department. During the inspection in February and March inspectors found … Continue reading

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