Monthly Archives: July 2018

CQC Advice For Care Homes When the Hot Weather Returns

The CQC has issued advice to those caring for the elderly, vulnerable and disabled during the hot weather. Making sure patients and clients are properly cared for during hot weather falls under the umbrella of making sure services are ‘safe’ … Continue reading

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More Students Than Ever Are Being Awarded Unconditional Offers For University

UCAS analysis of applications and offers patterns in England, Northern Ireland and Wales shows that students are increasingly likely to be made an unconditional offer for a place on an undergraduate course, before they have completed their qualifications at school … Continue reading

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Changes to CQC’s Attitude Towards Management of Controlled Drugs

The Care Quality Commission (CQC) has published its annual review of the management of controlled drugs in England.  The report looks at the performance of those managing controlled drugs in England under the Controlled Drugs (Supervision of Management and Use) Regulations … Continue reading

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UK Publishing Has a Record Breaking Year

The Publishers Association has published its yearbook for 2017 and its good news for authors and booksellers! The UK publishing industry had a record-breaking year in 2017, with income up 5% to £5.7bn. The industry is already the number one … Continue reading

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Embracing New Technology to Support Patients and Carers Leads to CQC Outstanding Rating

Bluebird Care East Devon in New Street, Devon, a domiciliary care agency, has been rated Outstanding by the Care Quality Commission following an inspection in May. Inspectors rated the service Outstanding for being effective, caring, responsive to people’s needs and … Continue reading

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Office For Students Calls on Universities to Look Beyond A Level Results

The Fair Education Alliance has issued a report (based on research from the University of Exeter) which calls on universities to improve the ways in which contextual data is used during the admissions process. The CEO of the Fair Education Alliance Sam … Continue reading

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