Category list : Regulation
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There have been improvements in the quality of care at Addenbrooke’s and the Rosie Hospitals, especially in maternity care, according to the Care Quality Commission.
A mental health provider in the West Midlands has been told by regulators to improve on staff training, particularly around the rights of patients.
Better staffing levels have contributed to an improved critical care rating being awarded to Basildon Hospital by the Care Quality Commission.
The Morecambe Bay inquiry chair has written to health secretary setting out what he described as the “lamentable failure” of the Nursing and Midwifery Council and other professional regulators to respond to his report’s recommendations.
The Department of Health has revealed that it intends to publish plans to overhaul professional regulation in the autumn.
The Department of Health has told the Nursing and Midwifery Council to “urgently review” the way it treats patients and bereaved families.
A national consultation on plans to create a new “nursing associate” role has shown “strong support” for its regulation, it has been revealed.
A decision to clear two Morecambe Bay midwives accused of misconduct after a baby’s death is being reviewed amid concerns it may not have been “sufficient to protect the public”.
More than 90% of nurses expected to revalidate in April completed the new process successfully and have remained on the register, according to figures from the Nursing and Midwifery Council.
Concerns have been raised that nurses could become involved in the coercive treatment of patients with mental health problems who may in the future be denied welfare benefits if they refuse therapy.