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Statutory patient safety investigations now just around the corner?

Statutory patient safety investigations now just around the corner?

Plans for a new statutory patient safety investigations system took another step forward this week with the publication of the Health Service Safety I ...

CQC - More flexing of muscles ahead?

CQC - More flexing of muscles ahead?

What does the CQC’s recently published annual report tell us about the direction of travel for health and social care regulation? Key ‘take away’ poin ...

NHS safety: top of the world

NHS safety: top of the world

To achieve the goal of making the NHS the safest health service in the world, DAC Beachcroft looks at why we need to understand when the vast majority ...

CQC’s revamped factual accuracy check guidance: What’s new?

CQC’s revamped factual accuracy check guidance: What’s new?

The 10 day period for commenting on the factual accuracy of draft Care Quality Commission (CQC) inspection reports is a critical phase for health and ...

Learning from deaths: Does the CQC think you are doing enough?

Learning from deaths: Does the CQC think you are doing enough?

How have NHS Trusts been doing with improving learning from patient deaths? The CQC sheds some light on this in its recently published report - “Learn ...

CANH withdrawal: who decides?

CANH withdrawal: who decides?

A new Supreme Court ruling means clinicians do not have to go to a judge to withdraw food and drink for people in a persistent vegetative state and ot ...

Learning from Suicides: NHS Resolution looks at the way forward

Learning from Suicides: NHS Resolution looks at the way forward

Against the backdrop of learning from patient deaths remaining high on the national agenda across the healthcare sector, NHS Resolution's recently pub ...

Statutory patient safety investigations a step closer?

Statutory patient safety investigations a step closer?

As the national drive to improve patient safety continues apace, moves to create a statutory patient safety investigations system through the Health S ...

Going to Court before withdrawing CANH? Supreme Court decides

Going to Court before withdrawing CANH? Supreme Court decides

Following a string of legal cases looking at when decisions about withdrawal of clinically assisted nutrition and hydration (CANH) have to be brought ...

Latest on CQC changes for independent healthcare

Latest on CQC changes for independent healthcare

As of 2 July 2018, the CQC will start implementing its 'next phase' of regulation for independent healthcare providers. This follows the recent public ...