Care Quality Commission
Reactive line provided to media: Four Seasons Health Care
We are fully aware of the developments with Four Seasons Health Care and remain in regular contact with them as we continue to monitor their position.
We are clear that all people using any adult social care service, as well as families and carers, need to have confidence that the provider will ensure good quality care which can be sustained into the future. Our Market Oversight regulatory responsibility is to advise local authorities if we believe that there will be likely service cessation as a result of likely business failure. We do not believe this to be the case at this time.
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Peter Wyman re-appointed as Chair of CQC30/09/2019 17:08:00
Peter Wyman has been re-appointed as Chair of the Care Quality Commission (CQC) by the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care. This appointment is for a further two years, commencing on 4 January 2020. Peter has been Chair of CQC since January 2016.
Online primary care: response from the regulators27/09/2019 13:20:00
As regulators of healthcare services, medicines and health professionals throughout the UK, we recognise the importance of encouraging innovation, improvement and sustainability in care, while ensuring that it meets fundamental standards of quality and safety.
Sandboxing wave two - expressions of interest18/09/2019 09:20:00
CQC is inviting innovators and services to explore how they can work with the regulator as they develop new approaches to care.
CQC supports World Patient Safety Day17/09/2019 13:25:00
CQC are showing support for today’s very first World Patient Safety Day.
CQC following up on recommendations made in its review of children and young people’s mental health services10/09/2019 10:38:00
CQC are inviting Health and Wellbeing Boards in England to tell us whether their local system to support children and young people with mental health problems matches the recommendations made in our Are we listening? report.
Updated agreement between CQC and DHSC05/09/2019 09:05:00
CQC have updated our memorandum of understanding (MoU) agreement with the Department of Health and Social Care (DHSC) around the inspection and monitoring of independent termination of pregnancy services.
CQC appoints Dr Kevin Cleary as new Deputy Chief Inspector of Hospitals and lead for mental health19/08/2019 15:20:00
The Care Quality Commission has appointed Kevin Cleary as Deputy Chief Inspector of Hospitals and lead for mental health.
Sandboxing - call for expressions of interest08/08/2019 15:10:00
The Care Quality Commission is inviting innovators and services using digital clinical triage to join its Regulatory Sandbox.
Tribunal upholds CQC decision to refuse registration to ‘campus style’ accommodation for people with learning disabilities and / or autism08/08/2019 14:10:00
A First-tier Tribunal has ruled in favour of the Care Quality Commission’s (CQC) decision to refuse an application submitted by Lifeways Community Care (Lifeways) to vary a condition of its registration. Lifeways had applied to add an additional location to look after people requiring accommodation and personal care.