Monthly Archives: October 2016

Have Your Say on CQC Charges

The CQC is consulting with care providers and organisations that represent them on plans to introduce a new fee structure from 1st April 2017. The new fee structure reflects Treasury guidance requiring the CQC to achieve full fee recovery within … Continue reading

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Calling All Writers, Novelists, Playwrights and Poets Struggling to Find the Time

The Royal Society of Literature is looking for novelists, playwrights, poets and short story writers who need time away from their normal lives – to take sabbaticals from their jobs, for example, or to travel abroad for research – to … Continue reading

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Care Quality Commission takes action to protect people at Deneside Court care home in Jarrow

Deneside Court, a care home in Jarrow, Tyne and Wear, remains in special measures after the CQC again rated them as Inadequate following an unannounced inspection in July this year and an announced inspection of their pharmacy in August. Deneside … Continue reading

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Targets Set to Reduce Business Red Tape by £10 Billion in Question

The Government set a target to reduce the cost to business of regulation by £10 billion between 2015 and 2020. The Public Accounts Committee has been reviewing progress and its report is damming. So far the government has achieved less … Continue reading

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Hull Care Service Placed into Special Measures by the CQC

The Care Quality Commission (CQC) has put Allied Healthcare Hull into special measures to protect people using the service, after rating them as Inadequate following an inspection in June and July this year. The CQC concluded that the service did … Continue reading

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Innovative Solutions to Sickness Rates in SMEs Sought

The cross-government Work and Health Unit is running a competition to find new ways of supporting small to medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) to manage sickness absence at an early stage. The Work and Health Unit recognises that as well as improving … Continue reading

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