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]

Inspecting online primary care providers

24th May 2019

In England, nearly 14 million people are using online services to engage with a doctor. It’s a massive achievement and demonstrates the increasing acceptance of online healthcare services among the public. The steep rise in [read more]

The state of independent care

17th May 2019

The Care Quality Commission plays a vital role in monitoring and managing the care quality of NHS providers – a position it also pholds for independent and private sector providers. In a new report, the [read more]

Opening the door to change

6th March 2019

In Opening the door to change the Care Quality Commission (CQC) looks at NHS safety culture around avoidable medical mistakes which it calls ‘never events’. It’s primarily focused on secondary care, but there are lessons [read more]

AI in healthcare: when will it arrive?

13th February 2019

AI has the potential to improve the quality of care while lowering the costs for patients and hospitals, says Dr. Mahiben Maruthappu, Dr. Varun Buch. But when will it start to make a difference? A version [read more]

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