Care Quality Commission
The Care Quality Commission is still 559 inspectors short of the total number it thinks it needs by the end of next year.
The final parameters of the new fit and proper test for NHS board members could be set in the courts, the chief inspector of hospitals has predicted
The Care Quality Commission has reached an out of court settlement with its former deputy chief executive who had sued for libel
A long awaited review of NHS provider policy has recommended a suite of measures to re-energise the ‘pipeline’ of would be foundation trusts and accelerate the acquisition or franchising of trusts that cannot demonstrate long term viability in their current form.
Hospital inspections could play a role in deciding the outcome of next year’s general election, according to analysis shared exclusively with HSJ.
The Care Quality Commission’s struggle to employ enough staff to inspect all acute trusts by the end of next year has been flagged up as a “key risk” by its chief executive.
The Care Quality Commission has been strongly criticised by its own board after admitting to making thousands of errors in its handling of safeguarding worries.
One in 10 GP practices have been assigned the highest category of risk in an ‘intelligent monitoring’ system devised by the Care Quality Commission.
The first two GP practices to be rated under the Care Quality Commission’s inspection regime have been assessed as ‘outstanding’.
The health secretary has pinpointed the areas where the NHS could save £10bn to help close a looming financial gap in the health service
Smaller GP practices have fared worse under the Care Quality Commission’s inspections so far because of the “splendid isolation” in which some are operating, Professor Steve Field has said
Wide ranging proposals aimed at making the NHS fully digital by 2020, including new regulatory powers and allowing patients to write in their care records from 2018, have been revealed
NHS England’s information director has acknowledged trusts will need ‘incentives’ as well as ‘consequences’ to encourage them to hit new national standards for information technology
A clinical commissioning group leader has renewed calls for CCGs to be given a role in hospital inspections after it emerged an NHS England official had led one in London
The head of a respected foundation trust has called for a major overhaul of financial rules to help popular hospitals cope with the extra demand their reputations attract.
The chief executive of University Hospital Birmingham Foundation Trust has admitted its first attempt to “test the concept of the chains model” with a trust from a distance has not worked.
The watchdog will have to adopt a ‘learn by doing’ approach when enforcing the fit and proper test of healthcare leaders, its chief executive has admitted
Commissioners and regulators need to improve their ‘patchy’ record of supporting struggling providers, the Care Quality Commission has said.
The chief inspector of hospitals has urged trusts to encourage their top clinicians to lead CQC inspections
Dementia sufferers are likely to experience poor care as they move between residential homes and hospitals because of an “unacceptable gap” in quality, a new report says.
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