Care Quality Commission
Just a quarter of the Care Quality Commission’s inspection reports have been published on time, new figures show.
The Care Quality Commission and NHS England have raised concerns that the current system for securing patient consent for treatment is open to abuse. It comes amid allegations that some doctors have retrospectively altered consent forms, HSJ can reveal.
Investigations by HSJ have identified several cases that raise questions about the current system for securing patient consent for treatment.
David Prior has stepped down as chair of the Care Quality Commission to become a health minister in the new Conservative government.
More than four in five GP practices rated by the Care Quality Commission have been judged ‘good’ or ‘outstanding’, analysis by HSJ has found.
The Health and Safety Executive has been criticised for not intervening over the deaths of mothers and babies at the University Hospitals of Morecambe Bay Foundation Trust.
The Care Quality Commission’s board has highlighted concern about the time taken by the watchdog to publish hospital inspection reports.
The Care Quality Commission has denied accusations that its inspection of Hinchingbrooke Health Care Trust was ‘flawed’ or that the high profile trust was treated differently to other providers it has inspected.
The general election could be decided by Care Quality Commission ratings of seven hospital trusts, analysis by HSJ reveals.
The clinical commissioning groups taking on full control of GP services in their area this week will be responsible for performance managing poor practices and approving practice mergers, according to documents seen by HSJ.
The Care Quality Commission has said it is ‘shining a spotlight’ on good and outstanding NHS care with a new report.
The Care Quality Commission will no longer be risk rating GP practices as part of its intelligent monitoring process.
New training standards for healthcare assistants should be made mandatory as part of a journey towards ‘inevitable’ full registration of the care workforce, the author of the Cavendish review has said.
A new law on avoidable harm in health and social care is set to receive royal assent today.
The Care Quality Commission will fail to hit a high profile target to inspect all acute trusts before the end of this year, the watchdog’s chief executive has said.
There is huge variation in the number of factual accuracy challenges trusts are making to their draft Care Quality Commission inspection reports, HSJ analysis has found.
Whipps Cross University Hospital is by one measure, the poorest hospital to be rated by the Care Quality Commission to date.
Barts Health Trust, the largest NHS trust in the country, is to be placed in special measures after a damning Care Quality Commission inspection report rated Whipps Cross University Hospital ‘inadequate’.
Circle has dropped its plan to request a review of the ‘inadequate’ rating given to Hinchingbrooke Health Care Trust by the Care Quality Commission.
The Care Quality Commission will adapt its approach to regulation to reflect the new provider landscape outlined in the NHS Five Year Forward View, the watchdog’s chief executive has said.
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