Will is a reporter on Health Service Journal who contributes stories to Nursing Times.
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.
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Trusts will have to carry out a self-assessment of avoidable mortality to help create a new organisation level “avoidable deaths” figure.
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.
A clinical commissioning group chair has said there is “very significant concern” that a temporary closure of inpatient maternity services at Alexandra Hospital in Redditch will become permanent.
Virgin Care has won a £64m contract to be the single provider of community child health services in Wiltshire.
The public health watchdog has launched an investigation after the number of Clostridium difficile incidents in the English NHS rose last year for the first time since 2007.
Worcestershire Acute Hospitals Trust’s policy for dealing with bullying and harassment is ‘not fit for purpose’, an independent review has found.
A trust in Somerset has become the latest to be rated “inadequate” for safety by the Care Quality Commission.
Virgin Care Services is in the running to be the interim provider of children’s community services in Bristol and South Gloucestershire, after the incumbent NHS provider announced it would end its contract in March.
The NHS should not use hospital-wide mortality rates as a “smoke alarm” to identify poor quality hospitals, a major study has concluded.