Care Quality Commission

Ask anyone who's ever been 'sectioned' and you'll understand why. It's a painful, humiliating and dehumanising process. It usually involves an ambulance, the police, doctors and social workers and sometimes it involves officers in riot gear, physical restraint and a brush with the law.
Health regulators today criticised the company Serco over its out-of-hours GP services in Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly
More than one in four health and social care providers are failing to meet essential standards of quality and safety, the
Health Secretary Andrew Lansley has ordered a review into the hospitals regulator's handling of criticism of its management
The level of inspections of care homes in England fell "significantly" following the introduction of a new watchdog, which
BORN under the NHS, but would like to die privately. Lloyd Evans, a columnist for The Spectator, used that description of
I have been thinking today just how obsessed we are with the notion of evil. We are almost as obsessed with evil as we are
A fifth of NHS hospitals are breaking the law on care of the elderly, according to a new report, with two trusts given prior
Half of hospitals are failing to provide good nutrition to elderly patients while 40% do not offer dignified care, figures
The solution to the problem of feeding elderly patients is not to prop the system up with relatives, it is keeping them out of hospital.