Quality of NHS and Social Care Declining? (BBC News / Care Quality Commission)

Summary

The latest report from the Care Quality Commission (CQC) has suggested that the quality of services provided to people across the health and care sectors in England may be beginning to suffer.

The report presents a summary of over 13,000 inspections and gives a comprehensive overview of care in England. Issues concerning staffing and shortages of the workforce skills required to care for people with complex long-term conditions are discussed.

Read more: BBC News: Quality of care suffering, says regulator.

Reference

Triggle, N. (2012). Quality of care suffering, says regulator. London: BBC Health News, November 23rd 2012.

The full CQC report:

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Reference

Care Quality Commission (2012). The state of health care and adult social care in England: an overview of key themes in care in 2011/12. London: Care Quality Commission (CQC), November 2012. Presented to Parliament pursuant to section 83(4)(a) of Part 1 of the Health and Social Care Act 2008.

There is a related CQC report:

Full Text Link

Reference

Care Quality Commission (2012). Summary of the state of health care and adult social care in England in 2011/12. London: Care Quality Commission (CQC), November 2012.

[A brief reference to this item features in Dementia and Elderly Care: the Latest Evidence Newsletter (RWNHST), Volume 3 Issue 5, January 2013].

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