The CQC’s transitional regulatory approach is being rolled out to general practice from 19 October 2020. The approach builds upon the regulator’s emergency support framework
An Englishman’s home is his castle! Or so it is said. A care provider’s home is their citadel. Without permission, no one can insist on
Covid-19 is leaving many casualties in its wake. This is not limited to the human casualties. Many companies will have gone out of business. Many
In a recent fee dispute case against a local authority, Ridouts was able to successfully argue a point of law which meant that the Local
The CQC’s regulatory regime has historically centred around a schedule of inspections of providers to assure itself of the quality of care offered. It seems
Ofsted will resume visits to children’s services again this month. Most visits were suspended in March 2020 because of Covid-19 restrictions but in August 2020,
On 7 August 2020, CQC sent out its regular COVID-19 update email to adult social care providers. One of the topics covered in the email
50% of CQC inspections during the COVID-19 period were informed by whistleblowers – should you be reviewing your governance systems?
According to CQC’s board meeting minutes of 15 July 2020, 50% of CQC’s physical inspections were informed by whistleblowers during the COVID-19 period, which demonstrates
As we have reported on previously, the CQC are currently considering their forward thinking strategy and aim to move towards a strategy of “Smarter Regulation”.
The Government’s proposed post-Brexit immigration bill is currently going through its stages in the House of Commons, having passed its first hurdle with support of