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If Ofsted cancelled your registration would you know what to do?

Many of the children’s home providers we advise at Ridouts are exasperated by the sheer speed at which concerns expressed by Ofsted can escalate into serious enforcement action. Regulatory concerns may start with relatively straightforward recommendations for improvement but quickly escalate to compliance actions and, in the most severe of circumstances, cancellation of registration. It …

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GP Practices & Online Primary Care Services – CQC registration

Any individual, partnership or organisation providing a regulated activity in England must be registered with the CQC. This means that GP practices and independent consulting doctors are required to be registered with the CQC. Online primary care services in England which deliver a regulated activity by online means (via text, sound, images or other digital …

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Paul Ridout expresses his concern to the Health Service Journal about CQC’s recent Tribunal success in appeal against its refusal to increase number of beds for people with learning difficulties

On 24 August 2018 the HSJ wrote: The care quality watchdog has won an appeal to stop a private care provider increasing the number of beds for people with learning disabilities. The tribunal ruling has sparked fears that investors will not want to expand or set up units for fear of them being refused registration …

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