Online doctor’s service found guilty of activity without CQC registration
Pharamcorp Ltd pleaded guilty to providing services without Care Quality Commission registration and has been ordered to pay £13,670.
Mobile messaging platforms: the clinical and regulatory risks explored
It is known that during the pandemic, mainstream consumer messaging apps were used by clinicians, but what happens when activity levels subside?
Movers and Shakers news roundup
July’s edition of Movers and Shakers features news from Moorfields Eye Hospital and Palantir revealing a new managing director for its UK operations.
Livi becomes first online GP provider rated ‘outstanding’ by CQC
Following a comprehensive inspection by the regulator, Livi was awarded an ‘outstanding’ rating in two out of five category questions.
NHSX hosts second roundtable discussion on AI regulation in healthcare
A number of key figures, including representatives from NHSX, have met for a roundtable discussion on how to improve AI regulation in healthcare.
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CQC highlights collaboration and use of digital during Covid-19
The CQC undertook a national programme of provider collaboration reviews in a bid to support providers deliver health and care through shared learning.
Technology ‘sometimes a barrier’ for patients and providers during Covid
The Care Quality Commission’s (CQC) annual state of care report found a digital divide between providers and apprehension from staff about using technology.
CQC publishes report into first regulatory sandbox pilot
The CQC has published a report into its first regulatory sandbox pilot, which focused on the use of digital triage tools in healthcare services.
Babylon rated ‘good’ after previous concerns around ‘unsafe’ prescribing
The latest CQC report, published on 4 December 2019, found the digital provider had adhered to previous safety advice around prescribing and patient safety.
Staff lose more than 26,000 hours to IT issues, CQC reveals
The Care Quality Commission (CQC) revealed in its November board papers that 26,835 staff hours had been lost to IT issues, costing £679,399.