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General Data Council PSA Annual Review
10
Jun
2019

The Professional Standards Authority (PSA) has recently published concerns following its annual review of performance of the General Dental Council.

CQC Panorama
7
Jun
2019

The Care Quality Commission (CQC) recently under the Panorama spotlight following inspection shortfallings despite whistleblowing concerns.

Palliative care
16
May
2019

For our next article for Dying Matters Awareness Week we cover palliative care, end of life care & NHS Fast Track funding, and what you are entitled to.

Dying Matters - Planning for the future
13
May
2019

This week (13-19th May) is Dying Matters Awareness Week, run by the Dying Matters Coalition. The theme this year is “Are you ready?” – we offer tips for planning for the future.

GP & Clinic CQC failures 2019
30
Apr
2019

The Care Quality Commission (CQC) recently published a report setting out its findings from their inspections of independent doctor & clinic services providing medical care in England.

Factual accuracy
16
Apr
2019

Last year, CQC proposed changes to its factual accuracy process and asked providers for their views, which included the introduction of a word limit for factual accuracy comments.

Fire safety
29
Mar
2019

A report released by London Fire and Rescue Service in February has again raised concerns about fire safety in care homes.

NHS Continuing Care
14
Mar
2019

A mere 24% of eligibility assessments in the third quarter of 2018 resulted in NHS Continuing Healthcare funding. The LA Community Care team shares top tips to help secure funding.

Healthinvestor finalist 2019
5
Mar
2019

We are pleased to announce that Lester Aldridge has been shortlisted as a finalist in the HealthInvestor Awards 2019 for Legal advisors of the year – private.

Mental Capacity Act reform
1
Mar
2019

With the recent press coverage on the Mental Capacity Act Amendment Bill (MCA Bill), James Pantling-Skeet explains the key principles & proposed reform.