Warnings on hospital crowding with doubling in legal actions by CQC

Warnings on hospital crowding with doubling in legal actions by CQC

This article was taken from:http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/2017/10/08/warnings-hospital-crowding-doubling-legal-actions-cqc/ By: ¬†Laura Donnelly,¬†health editor¬† 8 OCTOBER 2017 ‚ÄĘ 6:01AM A¬†growing crisis in hospital safety is revealed in official figures showing a doubling in the number of legal warnings issued by NHS watchdogs. The Care Quality Commission (CQC) launched 135 ‚Äúenforcement actions‚ÄĚ against hospitals in 2016/17 – a rise from 58…

NHS patients going blind and missing cancer treatments due to hospital failings, report finds

NHS patients going blind and missing cancer treatments due to hospital failings, report finds

This article was taken from: http://www.independent.co.uk/news/uk/home-news/nhs-patients-care-quality-commission-blind-hospital-failings-royal-cornwall-hospitals-a7983001.html By:¬†Jane Kirby¬† Long waits for treatment leave people suffering harm as a result, CQC says In cardiology, from December 2016 to June 2017, 554 patients suffered delays while waiting for appointments, the CQC inspection report said. Inspectors added: “We were informed of two patients who had died of cardiac…