Launch of consultation on legislation on indemnity insurance

A consultation is launched on legislation that would mean all regulated healthcare professionals have to hold indemnity or insurance to practise. The consultation will run from 22 February to 17 May 2013 on draft regulations on the requirement for all … Read more → – Launch of consultation on legislation on indemnity insurance

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Department seeks non-executive directors of the Care Quality Commission

The Secretary of State for Health is seeking to appoint up to 5 non-executive directors to the Care Quality Commission (CQC). CQC is the independent regulator of health and adult social care providers in England. The non-executive directors will work … Read more → – Department seeks non-executive directors of the Care Quality Commission

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March deadline for NHS Continuing Healthcare claims

People who believe they should have an assessment of eligibility for NHS Continuing Healthcare funding are being reminded that they should apply soon. The deadline is 31 March 2013. If you or a relative received care that was paid for … Read more → – March deadline for NHS Continuing Healthcare claims

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Have your say in the ‘integrated care’ consultation by the end of February

There are a few days left to feed your views into a consultation run by National Voices, the national coalition of health and social care charities and its members, on what constitutes high quality, person-centred and coordinated (‘integrated’) care. This … Read more → – Have your say in the ‘integrated care’ consultation by the end of February

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Personal health budgets DVD now available to professionals

“Three years on: Stories from the pilot programme”, a DVD of patient and clinician experiences with personal health budgets, is now available to health and social care professionals. Seven patients, in the final year of the personal health budgets pilot … Read more → – Personal health budgets DVD now available to professionals

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