Care Quality Commission
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.
The special measures regime for struggling hospitals has the potential to demoralise staff and hamper efforts to fill much needed vacancies, according to a high profile troubleshooter tasked with putting one trust back on track.
The Care Quality Commission will begin inspecting health systems across whole geographical areas from next year, its chief inspector of general practice has said.
The Care Quality Commission warned Britain’s only privately run NHS hospital that it could take enforcement action after its inspectors raised serious concerns about care quality, management and culture.
Seven out of 10 NHS trusts rated by the Care Quality Commission under its new inspections regime were found to be inadequate or requiring improvement, an HSJ analysis of published ratings reveals.
The Care Quality Commission has raised serious concerns about care quality, management and culture at the UK’s only privately run NHS hospital, HSJ can reveal.
The Department of Health has begun brokering talks between NHS England and the Care Quality Commission in a bid to close the “gap” in the care complaints regime revealed by an HSJ investigation.
Almost one in three people with mental health problems do not know where to turn in the event of a crisis, new figures show.
A new website to enable patients and staff to compare hospitals across a broad range of metrics from accident and emergency waiting times to the quality of meals will be launched tomorrow.
The head of the Care Quality Commission has admitted a gap in the regulatory system is preventing the investigation of historic patient complaints, after NHS England pulled out of a proposed joint investigation.
Hospitals, care homes and GP surgeries could be legally required to display their Care Quality Commission ratings to help patients make more informed choices about where they go for care.
East Kent Hospitals University Foundation Trust
NHS England appears to have ruled itself out of direct involvement in patient care investigations after refusing to join the Care Quality Commission in a probe into the death of a baby girl.
The Care Quality Commission has ‘paused’ its search for new organisations to recruit, train and manage inspectors with personal experience of health and social care just a month after the service was put out to tender.
The former deputy chief executive of the Care Quality Commission has made new claims in a legal battle against her ex-employer, alleging its current chair ‘hyped’ a report that stated she staged a ‘cover up’.
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