CQC registration update

The registration process for providers of NHS general practice and other primary medical services opened in July, and well over 70 percent of the GP providers expected to register have completed the first step of the process, setting up their … Read more → – CQC registration update

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GP and Practice Team Bulletin: August 2012

Welcome to the August 2012 edition of the GP and Practice Team Bulletin. Message to bulletin subscribers: As you may know, many of the primary care functions are transferring from the Department of Health to the NHS Commissioning Board in … Read more → – GP and Practice Team Bulletin: August 2012

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Quality in the new health system – improving and maintaining quality from April 2013

The National Quality Board (NQB) has published a draft report – Quality in the new health system – maintaining and improving quality from April 2013 -setting out how quality will operate in the new health system. The report sets out … Read more → – Quality in the new health system – improving and maintaining quality from April 2013

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New disclosure and barring services: updated definition of regulated activity for adults

The government has committed to scaling back the Vetting and Barring Scheme and the criminal records regime to common sense levels.  To achieve this the Home Office set up a cross government programme to develop the Protection of Freedoms Bill, … Read more → – New disclosure and barring services: updated definition of regulated activity for adults

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Mental health strategy implementation framework published

The government today published the mental health strategy implementation framework. It sets out what organisations can do to make the six high-level objectives of the mental health strategy No health without mental health a reality. It highlights useful guidance and … Read more → – Mental health strategy implementation framework published

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