What was health care and adult social care in 2020 and 2021?
The Care Quality Commission (CQC) checks how good health and social care services are in places like hospitals, GP surgeries, care homes and home-care services. This booklet outlines what it found in these services in England over the last year.
A national survey conducted by the Care Quality Commission (CQC) shows some improvements in people’s hospital experiences but highlights concerns around discharge and inequalities for those with mental health conditions. To read more please follow this link.
Following our forum meeting on November 26th which suggested ways in which the principles of the NHS are being undermined, members expressed concern about how the the NHS could be protected. The presentation also highlighted the role whistleblowers play in alerting others to concerns about the NHS. But, what are the consequences for the individuals involved. Do they receive any protection?
The Care Quality Commission is currently seeking your views on its plans for the new role of Public Guardian, which aims to support whistleblowers. See our ‘Have Your Say‘ page for details, before December 9th 2015.
Make sure that you view our ‘Have your say‘ page, so that you can take part in the consultations about health services which might affect you. Your views can influence the way services are planned, delivered and audited. Continue reading
The CQC has formed a new partnership with the Silver Line helpline. Silver Line provides a free 24 hour confidential helpline for older people who may live alone. The service offers information, advice and friendship. Continue reading