Monthly Archives: December 2017

CQC Reports Competing Priorities and Performance Measures Damaging Care for the Elderly

The CQC has been reviewing how those aged over 65 access and move between health and care services in targeted local authority areas.  With their findings in a third of the areas they are reviewing now published, the CQC has … Continue reading

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CQC Health and Social Care Review of Greater Manchester Reveals Disparities in the System

The CQC has published a report looking at how people move through the health and social care system in Greater Manchester, with a focus on how services work together. This report is one of 20 targeted reviews of local authority … Continue reading

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SME Commissioner Promises to Sort Out Payment Disputes in Wales

Wales’ small businesses now have more support to take action against unfair payment practices. The Small Business Commissioner, Paul Uppal, will support 208,000 small businesses in Wales to resolve payment disputes and tackle larger businesses unfair payment practices to drive culture … Continue reading

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Two-Year Accelerated Degrees One Step Closer

The government has launched a consultation on accelerated degrees. Accelerated degrees offer the same qualifications and are quality-assured in the same way as a standard degree, but are delivered over a shorter, usually two-year timespan. This means when most students … Continue reading

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World Book Night for 2018 Has a Mental Health Focus

The Reading Agency has announced the list of books to be given away on World Book Night, 23 April 2018. The varied titles, donated by publishers from Penguin Random House and Hachette to small presses Nine Arches and Cassava Republic, … Continue reading

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Carefully Matching Carers to Clients Leads to Outstanding Rating by CQC

The Care Quality Commission has found the quality of care provided by Home Instead Senior Care – Eastbourne and Hailsham in Polegate, East Sussex, to be Outstanding following an inspection in October. Home Instead Senior Care is registered to provide … Continue reading

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