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.
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A Preston care home at the centre of an investigation into alleged mistreatment of residents is to close.
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.
Three former care home workers who mistreated a resident with Alzheimer's disease have been barred for life from working with vulnerable adults.
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.
The troubled Pentland Hill Nursing Home in Edinburgh, which was criticised by the Care Inspectorate, is to be closed by its operator Bupa.