The system of special measures, designed to improve failing hospitals in England, is likely to be extended to care homes.
Triggle, N. (2014). Hospital failure regime extended to care homes. London: BBC Health News, July 16th 2014.
This relates to:
Special measures scheme for failing care homes. London: Department of Health, July 16th 2014.
Failing Hospitals: One Year’s Progress Under Special Measures
A mini-review, from the BBC, of ongoing (so necessarily incomplete) progress made by failing hospitals put into special measures:
Triggle, N. (2014). Failing hospitals: Is the glass half-full or half-empty? London: BBC Health News, July 16th 2014.
NHS Culture Change
The Secretary of State for Health’s message about creating a more transparent culture for the NHS:
Jeremy Hunt: message to NHS staff about changing culture in NHS. London: Department of Health, July 18th 2014.