Care Quality Commission
Our annual report on managing controlled drugs
This update for 2016 highlights our controlled drug responsibilities.
It includes our role with controlled drug intelligence networks (CD LINs), the National Group on Controlled Drugs and the Cross-Border Group for safer management of controlled drugs.
The report sets out key changes to legislation and gives an overview of prescribing data and prescribing trends for controlled drugs across England in the primary care sector. It also makes recommendations to strengthen existing arrangements.
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CQC has today published updated data profiles for local authority areas in England20/03/2019 14:15:00
The local authority area data profiles bring together data to give an indication of how different services work together, providing a picture of the health and social care system in each local authority area.
Learning from deaths20/03/2019 08:15:00
A review of the first year of NHS trusts implementing the national guidance.
A new and robust inspection regime for secure training centres14/03/2019 10:17:00
Ofsted yesterday published a new joint inspection framework for secure training centres (STCs) that promises to focus even more closely on those are judged inadequate.
New guidance addresses relationships and sexuality among people using adult social care services22/02/2019 14:20:00
Guidance published yesterday by CQC sets out how care providers should consider people's relationship and sexuality needs.
Joint working protocol with the Association of Directors of Adult Social Services (ADASS)20/02/2019 09:20:00
CQC yesterday published an updated version of our joint working protocol.
CQC response to the Independent Review of the Mental Health Act06/12/2018 12:20:00
Dr Paul Lelliott, Deputy Chief Inspector of Hospitals (lead for mental health) at the CQC has responded to the Independent Review of the Mental Health Act published today.
CQC to review the use of restraint, prolonged seclusion and segregation for people with mental health problems, a learning disability and/or autism04/12/2018 09:20:00
CQC will review and make recommendations about the use of restrictive interventions in settings that provide inpatient and residential care for people with mental health problems, a learning disability and/or autism.
CQC responds to Local Government and Social Care Ombudsman’s annual review of complaints29/11/2018 14:20:00
Andrea Sutcliffe CBE, Chief Inspector of Adult Social Care yesterday responded to findings from the Local Government and Social Care Ombudsman’s Review of Adult Social Care complaints 2017-2018.