Thursday 15 November 2018
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CQC asks for feedback on improvements to regulatory model

New From CQC:We are simplifying and strengthening our regulatory model to reflect our focus on monitoring and inspecting services.

RCN: NHS healthcare assistants' training 'unacceptable'

The NHS is too reliant on untrained healthcare assistants who are asked to pick up nursing skills as they go along, says the head of the Royal College of Nursing.

Alzheimer's researchers receive 5.1m boost for projects across the UK

Dementia research in the UK is set to benefit from a £5.1m investment from a Cambridge-based charity.Alzheimer's Research UK has pledged the funds to more than 50 new and existing projects across the country.

New Autism skills and knowledge list launched

A new knowledge list to support social care and health service providers working with people with autism has been launched after extensive consultation across both sectors.

Newport woman to appeal against mother's care decision

A woman from Shropshire is appealing against a Telford and Wrekin NHS decision to cut her mother's care package.

PM backs MPs' criticism of health regulator

The prime minister has added his voice to calls for the health regulator to get back to its core function of inspecting hospitals and care homes.