The Department of Health has announced the Care Quality Commission (CQC) is to be given the power to rate even more healthcare services including online GP consultations.
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A legal challenge made by Babylon Healthcare against a CQC report has been dropped and with the company agreeing to pay the regulator’s £11,000 costs.
Babylon Health Services says it has ‘duty’ to point out CQC ‘shortcomings’
The Care Quality Commission has told Vocare it must make further improvements to its NHS 111 and its GP Out of Hours service.
HR Healthcare Ltd, which was suspended by the Care Quality Commission for failing to comply with standards, is operating again after passing inspection.
Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt says every patient in England will be able to use an app to access their medical records and book GP appointments by end 2018.
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Anytime Doctor, an online medical service provider, has been heavily criticised in an inspection report by the Care Quality Commission (CQC).