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King’s Fund reports on effectiveness of CQC inspection model

A new report has been published reviewing the effectiveness of the inspection regime implemented by the Care Quality Commission (CQC). Impact of the Care Quality Commission on Provider Performance – Room for Improvement? was published by the Kings Fund in September 2018. The report looks at the effect of the inspection approach that was introduced […]

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Social Care Green Paper postponed until autumn

Parliament has been informed that the eagerly-awaited Green Paper on the reform of funding for care and support for older people has been postponed until the autumn. The announcement was made by Health and Social Care Secretary Jeremy Hunt prior to his move to become the new Foreign Secretary. With social care funding in crisis, […]

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CQC’s new report on barriers between health and social care in England

The Care Quality Commission (CQC) has published a new report looking at how services are working together to support and care for people aged 65 and over. Beyond barriers: how older people move between health and care in England, focuses particularly closely on the relationship between health and social care organisations. With increasing numbers of […]

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New NICE guidance on supporting people living with dementia

The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence, NICE, has updated its guidelines on providing care and support for people living with dementia. NICE guideline NG97, Dementia: assessment, management and support for people living with dementia and their carers, was published in June 2018. It updates and replaces the previous guideline, CG42. The new guideline […]

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Sustainable Health and Care Week highlights involvement in environmental projects

The end of June 2018 saw a whole week dedicated to supporting the campaign for sustainable development in the health and care sectors. The week was announced to be a great success. Organisations from all across the UK undertook different inspiring activities during the week, getting staff, patients, service users and families involved in environmental action and […]

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