Barbara Young

A diabetes test

Diabetes total soars to top 3.2 million

The number of people with diabetes in the UK is now more than 3.2 million, with last year seeing the biggest jump in cases since 2008.

Jeremy Hunt

Furious row as ex-CQC chair angrily rebuts Hunt's speech claim

Full transcript of Baroness Young’s row with the health secretary

David Prior North Norfolk Trust chair CQC preferred candidate

Updated: ex-MP set to be named CQC chair

A former Conservative MP and acute trust chair has been named as the government’s preferred candidate to chair the Care Quality Commission.

Two managers shaking hands

Charities pursue involvement for CCG commissioning support

National charities are expecting to become major suppliers of commissioning support in the restructured NHS, HSJ has learnt.

 Mug Barbara Young interview

Commissioning board a 'folly', says Diabetes UK chief

The structure of the NHS Commissioning Board is an “act of total folly”, a leading charity chief has told HSJ.

Trusts face annual inspections under tougher CQC regime

Trusts face annual CQC inspections under tougher regime

The Care Quality Commission is planning to inspect each NHS trust at least once a year, in a significant shift away from “risk based” regulation.

baroness young

Young: I'll never work for government again after CQC woe

The former chair of the Care Quality Commission vowed never to work for government again after her experience at the regulator, the Mid Staffordshire Public Inquiry has heard.

Barbara Young appointed head of Diabetes UK

Barbara Young appointed head of diabetes charity

Former chair of the Care Quality Commission Dame Barbara Young has been appointed chief executive of the charity Diabetes UK.

Prospective Care Quality Commission chair Dame Jo Williams faced a barrage of questions regarding the regulator’s weaknesses from MPs in a pre-appointment grilling last week.

Williams grilled by MPs over CQC’s weaknesses

Prospective Care Quality Commission chair Dame Jo Williams faced a barrage of questions regarding the regulator’s weaknesses from MPs in a pre-appointment grilling last week.

Just one in six CQC staff think regulator is well managed

Just one in six CQC staff think regulator is well managed

Only 16 per cent of the Care Quality Commission’s employees think it is well managed, internal staff survey results leaked to HSJ reveal.

Neil McKay

CQC calls in high ranking fixer for ‘chaotic’ trust registration process

NHS East of England chief executive Sir Neil McKay has been brought in to “challenge” the Care Quality Commission as it prepares to register every trust by 1 April.

Monitor executive chair Bill Moyes

Both regulators leaderless as Monitor fails to appoint chair

Attempts to find a successor for Monitor executive chair Bill Moyes have stalled, leaving both major NHS regulators without a permanent chair.

baroness young

HSJ exclusive: Barbara Young quits Care Quality Commission

Baroness Barbara Young has quit her position as Care Quality Commission chair, HSJ has learned.

CQC will face ‘tricky decisions’ on failing services

CQC will face ‘tricky decisions’ on failing services

The Care Quality Commission has some “tricky decisions” ahead on using its powers to shut down failing services, its chair has admitted.

Andrew Lansley

NHS admin must be slashed by £1.5bn

NHS organisations are preparing to have to shave a third off their running costs if the Conservatives take power next year.

Half of mental health inpatients feel unsafe

Half of mental health inpatients feel unsafe

Many mental health patients in England are being let down on central aspects of hospital care, a survey by the Care Quality Commission has revealed.

CQC says poorest areas suffer worse care from GPs

CQC says poorest areas suffer worse care from GPs

People in the poorest areas of Britain suffer from lower standards of NHS primary care, according to a Care Quality Commission (CQC) report.

CQC action on sustainability ‘disappointing’

CQC action on sustainability ‘disappointing’

The Care Quality Commission has been accused of ducking its responsibilities on sustainable development.

CQC chairman Barbara Young

Trust chief moves to SHA before critical report

A chief executive at a trust that “tolerated poor and mediocre practices” and failed to properly investigate serious incidents has been given a job at NHS London.

David Cameron

Concerns over CQC costs spark 'bonfire of the quangos' scrutiny

Politicians have this week pledged another “bonfire of the quangos”.