Category list : Care Quality Commission
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An out-of-hours care centre in Peterborough has been placed into special measures by the Care Quality Commission after inspectors found problems, including nurses triaging patients without appropriate training.
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.
Hinchingbrooke Health Care NHS Trust should remain in special measures, the Care Quality Commission has recommended.
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In Dame Eileen Sills’ view, helping nurses to speak out is impossible with no understanding of frontline care
North Essex Partnership NHS Foundation Trust has been told to urgently address safety issues after several patients died by strangling themselves on the wards.
A West Midlands hospital is expected to be put in special measures next week after the Care Quality Commission found serious failings and risks to patient safety.
An acute trust that was placed in special measures in October 2014 must remain in the failure regime, after inspectors rated the West Midlands provider as “inadequate” overall.
All trusts should use a leaked safe staffing guideline for accident and emergency to analyse their nurse staffing levels and what action to take, according to the president of the Royal College of Emergency Medicine.
Colchester Hospital University NHS Foundation Trust should remain in special measures, with staffing a key problem for the Essex provider, according to latest inspection reports from the Care Quality Commission.
The Care Quality Commission has told Great Western Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust that it must improve its acute services, especially for accident and emergency patients.