The Care Quality Commission has published its first “place based” report, assessing the quality of health and social care services in North Lincolnshire.
The Care Quality Commission has praised the “remarkable” improvement in care at Wexham Park Hospital as the “most impressive” turnaround it has seen since the start of its new inspection regime in 2013.
The NHS should do trust takeovers on a “bigger scale” when the conditions are right, the chief executive of Frimley Health Foundation Trust has said.
BMA to canvass GPs over 'mass resignation'Subscription
The British Medical Association has pulled back from calling for mass GP resignations, with local leaders instead demanding the union canvass providers’ support in case their demands for “emergency” support are not met.
The Care Quality Commission has made a six-month wage guarantee to its “experts by experience” in an attempt to dampen escalating controversy over reported moves to cut their pay.
New standards for NHS organisations to follow when commissioning invited reviews of clinical services have been unveiled by medical royal colleges.
The Care Quality Commission has promised to develop a “single shared view of quality” across health and care services. It aims to standardise judgements on quality and reduce the regulatory burden.
Increasing the share of the Care Quality Commission’s funding made up by fees will make it “more accountable” to providers, the chief executive of the regulator has said.
Healthwatch England will remain free to criticise the Care Quality Commission even after it has been “embedded” into the regulator, the CQC’s chief executive has promised.
A troubled foundation trust is looking for a merger or acquisition partner after concluding it no longer has a future as an independent organisation, HSJ can reveal.
All trusts should use the leaked NICE safe staffing guideline for accident and emergency to analyse their staffing levels and what action to take, the president of the Royal College of Emergency Medicine has said.
The role and independence of the NHS’s official patient champion organisation is being “downgraded”, an HSJ investigation has established.
NHS Improvement and the Care Quality Commission have told trusts that quality and finances “cannot trump one another”.
The new national whistleblowing guardian has admitted it will take a “long time” to gain the trust of some vocal NHS campaigners.
The new “national guardian” for NHS whistleblowers has said her decision to combine the job with an existing role as a chief nurse gives her “credibility” by keeping her in touch with the front line.
CQC fee rise would be 'detrimental' to patientsSubscription
NHS Clinical Commissioners has claimed that proposals by the Care Quality Commission to hike provider fees would be “detrimental” to patients.
Dame Eileen Sills, the chief nurse at Guy’s and St Thomas’ Foundation Trust, has been appointed by the Care Quality Commission as the first national guardian for NHS whistleblowers.
CQC to have government grant cut by a quarterSubscription
The Care Quality Commission is to have its government grant cut by 25 per cent over the next four years, the regulator has revealed.
NHS Improvement chief executive designate Jim Mackey has said he accepts the recommendations of the independent review into unexpected deaths at Southern Health Foundation Trust, but the regulator has not yet announced any further enforcement action.
CQC ‘not yet an effective regulator’, say MPsSubscription
The Care Quality Commission is “not yet an effective regulator of health and social care”, a highly critical report by a parliamentary committee has concluded.