Monthly Archives: April 2018

Focusing on Care Plans and Staff Development Delivers Outstanding CQC Rating for Care Home

The Care Quality Commission (CQC) has found the quality of care provided by The Oaks in Bardney, Lincoln, to be Outstanding following an inspection in September. The Oaks is registered to provide accommodation and personal care for up to six … Continue reading

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FSB Raises Concern Over Small Business Community’s Readiness for GDPR

With less than a month to go until the new data protection laws, commonly referred to as GDPR, come into force, research shows that many small businesses are still in the dark when it comes to the impact the changes … Continue reading

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CQC Cancels Kent GP’s Registration

The Care Quality Commission (CQC) has taken action to protect the safety and welfare of people by cancelling the registration of a GP in Chatham, Kent following serious concerns about patient safety at the practice. The CQC’s decision to cancel … Continue reading

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Charles Lea and the Arts Council Supporting Budding Writers In Trafford

 A series of free creative writing courses are set to start at libraries across Trafford next week. The Write Time, Write Place project is an eight-week long, adult creative writing courses for beginners, taking place in libraries from April to … Continue reading

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CQC Takes GP Practice Out of Special Measures Following Introduction of Robust Governance

Wensum Valley Medical Practice in West Earlham, Norwich was given an overall rating of Inadequate by the CQC in July 2017 and placed into special measures after concerns were raised with regard to the leadership and safety of the practice. The … Continue reading

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Student Loan Repayment Threshold Has Risen to £25k

Hundreds of thousands of graduates will save up to £360 a year from the raising of the student loan repayment threshold which came into effect on the 6th April. Around 600,000 university leavers will benefit from the change, which means … Continue reading

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