Tag Archives: Patient Satisfaction

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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Fear of Raising Concerns About Care (ICM Research / CQC)

Summary Research carried out by the Care Quality Commission (CQC) and ICM Research has found that one in nine people would be reluctant to speak out about poor care. The same survey showed that care services do not (generally) respond … 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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Keogh’s Review into Care and Treatment at Fourteen Hospital Trusts in England (Department of Health / BBC News)

Summary It can have escaped no-one’s attention (in England) that the much-publicised (and much “spun”) Keogh Review has been published. Eleven hospital trusts have been placed into special measures to ensure improvements in patient care because of major failings. Read more: BBC News. … Continue reading

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Care in Specialist Medical and Mental Health Units Compared with Standard Care for Older People with Cognitive Impairment in General Hospitals (BMJ / NIHR TEAM Trial)

Summary This article reports on work to develop and evaluate best practice in the acute medical care of older people with cognitive impairment in general hospitals. 600 confused patients aged over 65 admitted for acute medical care into large acute general … Continue reading

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Guide to the Healthcare System in England and NHS Accountabilities (Department of Health / Nuffield Trust)

Summary This Department of Health guide explains the overall structure of the NHS, following the Health and Social Care Act 2012. It summarises the main organisations in the healthcare system and how their roles are intended to work together. The … Continue reading

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Patient Experience Overall Measure: Health Statistics Notes and Guidance (Department of Health)

Summary Documents have been produced by the Department of Health to supply further technical information, notes and guidance relating to the patient experience overall measure. These guides cover methodology, user engagement in patient experience statistics, and a quality statement on … Continue reading

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