Asbestos in the practice

29th July 2019

Almost 90% of trusts have hospitals with asbestos in them, a freedom of information investigation by the BBC has found. This silent killer was an everyday building material until its dangers became known and if [read more]

Seven ways practices can improve medicines safety

24th July 2019

Providers across all health and care settings are working to ensure safe, high-quality care, often in challenging circumstances, says the CQC. But incidents involving medicines are common. To make sure that individual people receive their [read more]

CQC Board Meetings

12th July 2019

Did you know that you can view the CQC board meeting online? The regulator has taken the bold decision to film and then upload all board meeting to YouTube. Here are a selection June 2019 [read more]

Dealing with allegations of abuse

4th July 2019

Recent investigations into care home abuse have demonstrated what can happen when allegations are covered up or ignored. In this article we review the CQC guidance and outline in detail the steps you need to [read more]

Corporate-level compliance

18th June 2019

Primary care providers are growing larger, so how does the CQC work with these new corporate entities? Practice Business investigates Primary care is seeing a growth in the number of large-scale ‘corporate’ providers, managing services [read more]

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