Category list : Care Quality Commission
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'A patient safety event like no other'VideoSubscription
Steve Turner tells us about this pioneering patient safety conference that brought together patients, carers, and NHS staff to discuss patient safety in an open forum.
Community-based services for children, young people and families provided by Sandwell and West Birmingham NHS Hospitals Trust have been rated “outstanding” overall.
How commissioning affects community nursingSubscription
By understanding and being involved in the commissioning process, community nurses can ensure that their voices are heard and positively shape the service they can provide.
Nurse-led general practice: a new care modelSubscription
An innovative nurse-led general practice in West London has been rated outstanding by the Care Quality Commission, offering a successful alternative to GP-led care.
A shortage of children’s nurses and lack of mandatory training for emergency department nursing staff in general have been identified by inspectors, following a visit to North Devon District Hospital.
Using independent mental health advocatesSubscription
Nurses must understand the role of independent mental health advocates so they can ensure those detained under the Mental Health Act can access the service.
The Care Quality Commission may in future inspect organisations considered to be low risk in a more “proportionate way” and visit less frequently those services previously judged to be performing well.
Overcrowding in the accident and emergency department at Royal Sussex County Hospital and a lack of progress in addressing issues previously raised during a recent unannounced inspection by regulators.
Burton Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust is in a position to leave regulatory special measures, regulators have announced today.
Regulators have said a failing foundation trust requires a ‘close tie-up with a long term partner’, after spending more than two years in special measures.