Tagged: Care Quality Commission

Interim Winterbourne View report sets out actions to improve care for vulnerable people with learning disabilities

The Department of Health has published an interim report as part of a review of events at Winterbourne View private hospital and a wider investigation into how the health and care system supports vulnerable people with learning disabilities and autism. … Read more → – Interim Winterbourne View report sets out actions to improve care for vulnerable people with learning disabilities

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CQC Annual Report 2011 on safer management of controlled drugs

The Care Quality Commission (CQC) is the regulatory body responsible for making sure that providers are creating a safe environment for the management of controlled drugs. The CQC’s fifth annual report makes a number of recommendations for local action to … Read more → – CQC Annual Report 2011 on safer management of controlled drugs

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Consultation on fertility and human tissue regulators

The responsibility for regulating fertility treatment and human tissue could change following proposals set out in a consultation on the future of the Human Fertilisation and Embryology Authority (HFEA) and the Human Tissue Authority. The UK-wide consultation will consider whether … Read more → – Consultation on fertility and human tissue regulators

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Care Quality Commission registration: CRB checks

In the last edition, we outlined the steps GP practices will need to follow to register with the Care Quality Commission (CQC). When a provider registers with the CQC, some members of the organisation may need a Criminal Records Bureau … Read more → – Care Quality Commission registration: CRB checks

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Registration of primary medical services with the CQC

The regulation of primary care is being aligned with that of other health and social care services under the Health and Social Care Act 2008. This legislation means that all providers of health and adult social care, including providers of … Read more → – Registration of primary medical services with the CQC

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