Bullying claims from Britain’s biggest NHS mental health trust

According to a highly critical report by the Care Quality Commission, the UK’s biggest mental health NHS trust, which consists of units that care for  the most vulnerable female patients is in turmoil following major allegations of bullying. This announcement was accompanied with the sudden resignation of its chairman. Nigel McCorkell, chairman of West London […]

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King’s Fund advises better scrutiny of NHS services

Community health services need similar levels of scrutiny as that given to hospitals if they are to succeed in helping people to live independently and provide high quality services, according to the King’s Fund. The think-tank’s report Managing quality in community health care services, said the service providers were severely hampered by the absence of national […]

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32 hospitals declared as putting patients at risk

CQC labels hospitals who have been non-compliant for extended periods of time The Care Quality Commission have discovered more than 10 NHS hospital trusts who have fallen short of quality standards for over two years, potentially putting patients in the firing line for unsafe care. The health watchdog pointed the finger at 32 hospital locations, […]

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