Friday 19 October 2018
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CQC appoint Heads of Registration

CQC have appointed two new permanent Heads of Registration who will support the Chief Inspector of Adult Social Care and Corporate Lead for Registration, Andrea Sutcliffe, in delivering all registration activities across health and adult social care services in England.

Lostock Hall care home to close amid neglect allegations

A Preston care home at the centre of an investigation into alleged mistreatment of residents is to close.

Priorities for care part of new approach to care for dying people

A new approach to the care of people who are dying based on the needs and wishes of the person and those close to them has been launched today by the Department of Health and welcomed by CQC.

North Somerset care home staff sentenced for ill-treating resident

Three former care home workers who mistreated a resident with Alzheimer's disease have been barred for life from working with vulnerable adults.

Deep regret over patient's 10-hour trolley wait

The firm that runs patient transport for the NHS in Somerset has said it "deeply regrets" leaving a disabled woman waiting 10 hours on a trolley.

Troubled Pentland Hill nursing home closed by Bupa

The troubled Pentland Hill Nursing Home in Edinburgh, which was criticised by the Care Inspectorate, is to be closed by its operator Bupa.