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Key changes to CQC Factual Accuracy Check Guidance

The CQC recently implemented an updated version of its factual accuracy check (‘FAC’) guidance, as part of its improvement of the factual accuracy process.  It follows a consultation run by the CQC last year and deals with the process whereby providers can challenge areas…

Dental Health Care must improve says CQC

Over a period of three months between October 2018 and January 2019 the CQC dental inspectors attended 100 routine planned inspections with adult social care teams.  They spoke with staff, residents and their relatives to assess the management of oral…

Inquiries into CQC regulation

The terms of reference for the two independent inquiries into the CQC’s regulation of Whorlton Hall are published on the CQC website. David Noble QSO is commissioned to undertake an independent review into how it dealt with concerns raised by Barry…

CQC Prosecutions in Prison Healthcare

Following the death of 19-year old Mr Jamie Osborne on 12 February 2016, who was on remand at HMP Lewes, the Care Quality Commission (CQC) prosecuted Sussex Partnership NHS Foundation Trust (Sussex Partnership) in circumstances which the CQC reported as…