All posts by: Amina Uddin

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Promoting and safeguarding a person’s autonomy is a fundamental right, which is entrenched in national/international legal systems. Therefore, to infringe on such rights it is imperative that great consideration and thought is given to developing legislation which protect such rights. The Mental Capacity (Amendment) Bill (“Proposed Bill”), will replace the Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards (“DoLS”) in […]

CQC has completed its first cycle of inspections under its new inspection regime. But, what now? How have inspections impacted the adult social care sector? The Kings Fund and Alliance Manchester Business School (“AMBS”) have produced a report evaluating the CQC’s approach to inspecting and rating health and social care providers. The findings of the […]

Public bodies such as local authorities and regulatory bodies frequently make important decisions about vulnerable people and their rights to services in relation to their care. There is legal mechanism in place where providers can challenge the decisions of CQC via issuing judicial review proceedings. Recent years have shown that providers are no longer shying […]

In the context of the upcoming spending review, CQC has published a consultation paper “Building on Strong Foundations – shaping the future of health and care quality regulation” (“BSF”) aimed at developing a new strategy for 2016-21. CQC’s strategy for 2013-16 contained fundamental changes to the way it regulates the health and social care sector […]