Tag Archives: Medicine Record-Keeping

NICE Guideline SC1: Managing Medicines in Care Homes (NICE)

Summary The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) has published the guideline “Managing medicines in care homes (SC1)”, which provides recommendations for good practice on the systems and processes for managing medicines in care homes. This guideline applies … Continue reading

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Standards for the Structure and Content of Patient Records (RCP)

Summary The Royal College of Physicians (RCP)’s healthcare record standards covers the recommended clinical structure and content of electronic health records. Section headings in this report comprise: Introduction. Standardised electronic health records. Developing the standards. Using the standards. Section 1: … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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CQC’c Market Report, Issue 1: June 2012 (Care Quality Commission)

Summary The first Care Quality Commission (CQC) quarterly market report outlines the results of their inspection work. It provides a summary of the number of inspections carried out, where, what was found and the extent to which government standards are met … Continue reading

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Failures in NHS Standards Exposed by Watchdog (BBC News / CQC)

Summary More than a quarter of NHS and social care services in England are failing to meet all of the essential standards required by the Care Quality Commission (CQC). Read more: BBC News. Failures in NHS standards exposed by watchdog. Reference … Continue reading

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