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Council failed to protect woman in failing care home

Bristol Council has been slammed for failing to protect an older person with dementia who was left in a zero-rated care home that the authority had identified as having serious safeguarding problems. The local government ombudsman said earlier action by the council “may well have prevented an appalling incident” in December 2008, in which Mrs …

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Consultation: Registration of Primary Medical Services Providers by the Care Quality Commission

A Consultation on a Proposed Change in the Date of Registration This consultation document sets out proposals for a change to the timing of the registration of NHS GP practices with the Care Quality Commission from 2012 to 2013. This will not change the timing of registration of dedicated NHS GP out of hours providers …

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Quality & Compliance Magazine: Provider Compliance Assessment

If you are looking for a legal perspective on the new Provider Compliance Assessment tool, then read on. Compliance monitoring The Care Quality Commission (CQC) has introduced a system of compliance monitoring based on the continuous checking of all available information about each registered provider. All the information about a provider will be used to …

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