CQC finds insurance license issues with Index Medical Limited
A company managed by a team of GPs has been inspected by the Care Quality Commission which found it to have no professional insurances in place.
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Pharmacy2U found unsafe and ineffective by CQC
The largest online pharmacy in the UK has been found unsafe, not well led and ineffective by the Care Quality Commission.
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Digital GP service found to be neither safe or effective by CQC
A private online video GP consultation service has been found to be delivering unsafe care in a damning report by the Care Quality Commission.
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Trusts in special measures 3x more likely to be hit by cyber-attack – report
Trusts that have been in special measures were three times more likely to be hit by the recent NHS cyber-attack, according some initial findings.
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New performance data on private healthcare providers published
The first of a new set of performance measures on private healthcare providers has been published by the Private Healthcare Information Network.
CQC cracks down on potentially unsafe online pharmacies
The CQC has cracked down on potentially unsafe online prescribers that fail to carry out adequate identity checks or to review a patient’s medical history.
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CQC says IT issues remain at Bridgewater Community
IT issues remain at Bridgewater Community trust with IT systems still not implemented across the trust, two years after the CQC last visited.
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Epic improvements pull Cambridge out of special measures
Care Quality Commission says many concerns the trust’s Epic electronic patient record have now been addressed.
London trust criticised for not using EPR
Whipps Cross University Hospital has had a electronic patient record for years but many staff are still using paper.
New joint data chief at CQC and NHS Improvement
A new role has been created to ensure data consistency across the Care Quality Commission and NHS Improvement.
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