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Registration of cosmetic surgery providers

All independent clinics and hospitals that provide cosmetic surgery must be licensed with CQC to provide services. To help ensure that patients are treated safely, and to reduce the risk of poor practice, anyone who provides any of the following … Continue reading

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CQC investigate Morecambe Bay NHS Foundation Trust

The Care Quality Commission have announced that they are currently investigating the delivery of emergency care at University Hospitals of Morecambe Bay NHS Foundation Trust. Their investigation will look at what happens to patients when they arrive at an accident … Continue reading

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Heathcote Care Home fails crucial CQC standards

The Care Quality Commission has issued a formal warning to Lisa and Mark Charig that that they must make urgent improvements to standards of care or face further action. The warning follows an unannounced visit by inspectors to Heathcote care … Continue reading

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CQC warns New Leaf Health Care Ltd that it is failing against key standards

The Care Quality Commission issued a formal warning to New Leaf Health Care Limited that it must make urgent improvements to standards of care or face further action. The warning follows an unannounced visit by inspectors to New Leaf Health … Continue reading

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Cygnet Health Care Ltd warned once again that they are failing essential standards

The Care Quality Commission (CQC) has issued a formal warning to Cygnet Health Care Limited that it must make urgent improvements to standards of care provided at an independent mental health hospital in Blackheath. The warning noticefollows a review of … Continue reading

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Woodside Lodge told to improve services

The Care Quality Commission has told Southampton City Council that it must take action to improve services at the local authority run Woodside Lodge care home in Maybush. Inspectors found that the council was failing to meet four of the … Continue reading

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Latest Words Worth Reading Ltd newsletters available for download

We’ve just uploaded our August 2011 and September 2011 newsletters to our website for free download. August’s newsletter covers news items such as; searching for jobs, student tips and staff successes. September’s newsletter covers news items such as; new team … Continue reading

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Information Governance: Maintaining strong records management during periods of change

The Department of Health’s Information Governance Policy team has prepared guidance aimed at those organisations going through a period of organisational change. The document should help NHS organisations to manage their information during the transitional period. The guidance provides advice … Continue reading

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CQC calls for improved standards in dignity and nutrition

CQC yesterday published a report into the standards of care that older people receive in hospital – and called for a system-wide response to combat the failings identified. The report summarises the findings of 100 unannounced inspections of NHS acute … Continue reading

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Manor Cottage Retirement Home failing CQC standards

The Care Quality Commission has issued a formal warning to Mr Kenneth Peek that he must make urgent improvements to standards of care or face further action. The two warning notices follow an unannounced visit by inspectors to the Manor … Continue reading

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