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Care Quality Commission

15th March 2018

Pathway to CQC Registration – Part 2 A Brief Guide from Submission to first glance by a Registration Inspector

Abi Spence Registration and Inspection Specialist

  In part one of my Registration blog we looked at ‘Pathway to CQC Registration – Part 1 a brief guide...

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09th March 2018

Provider Information Return (PIR) and Provider Information Collection (PIC)

Sheila Scott QCS Care Strategy Consultant

  During 2018 the Provider Information Collection (PIC) will be introduced. A dedicated portal is being developed and you will be...

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13th February 2018

CQC Guidance for Financial Viability Now Available

Abi Spence Registration and Inspection Specialist

  Last week I wrote regarding the CQC's changes regarding financial viability. You can find that blog here. Just when I thought...

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09th February 2018

CQC Slips In Another Change to the Process – Wheel Out The Statement of Financial Viability

Abi Spence Registration and Inspection Specialist

  As a late teen, I went for lunch with my boyfriend to a local café. The coffee was good, the...

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02nd February 2018

Pathway to CQC Registration – Part 1: A Brief Guide from Before the Application to when it Reaches a Registration Inspector

Abi Spence Registration and Inspection Specialist

If you are thinking about trying to Register your service with the CQC it can seem to be a complex...

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18th October 2017

Equally Outstanding: A Resource from CQC

Rachel Griffiths Mental Capacity and Human Rights Specialist

  This is the time of year when reports and guidance are landing on us like autumn leaves. One offering stands...

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31st August 2017

In or out?

Abi Spence Registration and Inspection Specialist

Top tips for health and social care providers getting your head around CQC scope! Game of Thrones I’ve stayed up way later...

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11th August 2017

Access all areas?

Abi Spence Registration and Inspection Specialist

How easy is it to access your health or social care service? And what is access anyway? Spotlight on Mental Health There...

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03rd August 2017

Power in unity

Abi Spence Registration and Inspection Specialist

The big guns of Social Care including CQC have united to put Quality Matters together, but what is it and...

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27th July 2017

Touched by Humanity

Abi Spence Registration and Inspection Specialist

When the benefits of bridging the generational age gap in Health and Social Care outweigh the disadvantages. Have you ever had...

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