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Amend flawed Mental Health Act, says think tank

Patients and professionals need a Mental Health Act that better fits the needs of the population, that accounts for discrimination in mental health treatment, and that includes the viewpoints of those on the front line of mental health provision. The Conservative Party…

CQC seminar in Leeds

Many health and social care operators have taken the view that CQC now seems to be more active in the way it exercises its inspection and enforcement powers. The Memorandum of Understanding with the Health & Safety Executive has certainly seen…

Care home briefing 168 – Visiting in care homes

The CQC report ‘Better care in my hands’ emphasised the importance of residents’ relatives being able to help plan their care and support. The CQC’s more recent guidance ‘Information on visiting rights in care homes’ explains that such involvement is…