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Sir David Behan announces intention to step down in the summer Sir David Behan announces intention to step down in the summer

Sir David Behan has announced his intention to step down as Chief Executive of CQC. He will continue in the role until the summer to allow the appointment process for a successor to take place.

Hampshire respite care homes to close despite protests

Two residential care homes in Hampshire for children with disabilities are to shut following a council review.

New quick guide - helping to prevent infection

This new quick guide from NICE and SCIE covers the basics of infection prevention in care homes.

Abusive Cornwall care home nurse struck off

A nurse has been struck off after her abusive behaviour towards colleagues and dementia patients was exposed on the BBC's Panorama programme.

Poorest pensioners almost solely dependent on the State Pension to get by

For the poorest pensioners, three in every four pounds (78%) of their income comes from the State Pension, rising to approaching nine in every ten pounds (86%) when State benefits are included, according to a new report by the Pensions Policy Institute (PPI), sponsored by Age UK.

Latimer Grange care home residents removed by council

A care home under investigation for neglect has had its county council contract terminated.