Tag Archives: Patient Care

South Devon and Torbay: Community Virtual Wards and Proactive Case Management (King’s Fund)

Summary This King’s Fund case study (funded by Aetna and the Aetna Foundation) investigates community virtual wards based in GP practices within South Devon and Torbay Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG). The community virtual wards were introduced by Devon Primary Care … Continue reading

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NHS Improving Quality (NHS IQ)

Summary NHS Improving Quality (NHS IQ) was established on April 1st 2013. NHS IQ is the driving force for improvement across the NHS in England, and is hosted by NHS England. NHS IQ is an improvement organisation geared to the needs and challenges of … Continue reading

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Briefing on the Francis Inquiry for Social Care Providers (VODG / NCF / Sue Ryder)

Summary The Voluntary Organisations and Disability Groups (VODG), with the National Care Forum (NCF) and Sue Ryder, have produced a joint two-part briefing to explain the importance and relevance of the Francis Inquiry, and the resulting NHS reforms, from the perspective … Continue reading

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Three-Yearly Checks on Nurses and Midwives? (BBC News)

Summary Nurses and midwives in the UK might soon face the requirement of three-yearly checks under proposals put forward by the Nursing and Midwifery Council. These plans, which are partly a reaction to the Francis Inquiry Report, may come into force by the end of 2015, … Continue reading

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Chief Inspector of Hospitals Announces Inspection Plans (CQC)

Summary The Care Quality Commission (CQC) is overhauling how it inspects hospitals following the Keogh Review. Professor Sir Mike Richards, Chief Inspector of Hospitals, has decided the revised hospital inspection plans will commence in August 2013. The inspection methodology behind … Continue reading

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Hospital Inspections Revised by Chief Inspector of Hospitals (BBC News)

Summary Professor Sir Mike Richards, Chief Inspector of Hospitals, wants hospital inspections in England to become broader and more robust. The system of hospital inspections used previously by the Care Quality Commission (CQC) has been highlighted in the Keogh Review as … Continue reading

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