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
Over the past few years the health and social care sector has witnessed increasing innovation and use of new technologies. This has skyrocketed in the
The CQC have recently requested that stakeholders in the health and social care sector take part in a survey to help frame their strategy for
The CQC have recently published new guidance for its operational staff on “closed cultures” which it defines as a “poor culture in a health or
Public Health England published helpful guidance last week to local authorities and social care providers on who and what they should notify when an employee
DHSC issues version 2 of its guidance on “Admission and Care of Residents in a Care Home during COVID-19
Introduction & Previous Guidance This is the fourth article I have written examining the developing Government guidance on the issue of admissions into care homes
On 15 May 2020, I wrote an article in relation to what healthcare providers need to know about reporting of Covid-19 to the Health and
OSn 19 March 2020 the Government announced £1.6 billion funding for local government for meeting pressures across the range of public services and £1.3 billion