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Ed Watkinson

QCS Director of Care Quality

Ed serves as part of the Senior Management team at QCS. He is lead on the development of new quality assurance, compliance and care management policies and procedures. Read more

Posts by Ed Watkinson:

14th May 2018

New Care Inspection Framework

Ed Watkinson QCS Director of Care Quality

As you know, the Care Inspectorate Wales (CIW) is now requiring that you re-register with them, submitting your application by...

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14th May 2018

Goodbye to Paper, Hello to Freedom

Ed Watkinson QCS Director of Care Quality

  People have been talking about technology, innovation and the limiting nature of tying yourself down to paper in all areas...

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06th July 2017

The State of Adult Social Care Services

Ed Watkinson QCS Director of Care Quality

The Care Quality Commission has released an important report that summarises their views on the first round of inspections completed...

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14th June 2017

Care Quality Commission – Changes to your inspection process

Ed Watkinson QCS Director of Care Quality

The CQC have released the results of their first consultation on the ‘next phase of regulation’. This consultation took place...

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17th May 2017

Dementia Awareness Week 2017

Ed Watkinson QCS Director of Care Quality

We just thought we would let you know, if you weren’t already aware, that this week is dementia awareness week....

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14th July 2016

It’s Good to Talk

Ed Watkinson QCS Director of Care Quality

For those of you old enough to remember Bob Hoskins advertising British Telecom ‘It’s good to talk’ was their strapline,...

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10th June 2016

National Care Home Open Day

Ed Watkinson QCS Director of Care Quality

This Friday 17th June sees the 4th National Care Home Open Day taking place across the country, and it seems...

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28th January 2016

CQC strategy consultation – get involved!

Ed Watkinson QCS Director of Care Quality

Shaping the future This week the Care Quality Commission (CQC) launched its public consultation document on how its work will look...

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