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Children’s homes and healthcare: Registration issues

In December 2019 guidance was published to clarify arrangements for: Children’s homes which provide healthcare Children’s healthcare settings, if the main function is care and accommodation rather than provision of acute interventions. The guidance is intended to assist inspectors and providers in reaching…

Extension of the Article 2 ECHR boundaries?

Article 2 of the European Convention on Human Rights (‘ECHR’), as enacted in the Human Rights Act 1998, protects the right to life. It has been interpreted as having implications for the way an Inquest is conducted, if it is…

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…