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Functions, Role and Regulations of Care Quality Commission (CQC)

Functions of Care Quality Commission

CQC is England’s health and social care services regulator. They make sure health and social care services provide people with safe, effective, compassionate, high-quality care and we encourage them to improve. CQC’s principles are to: Put people who use services at the heart of its work Have an open and accessible culture Be independent, rigorous, fair and consistent Work in partnership …

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What are Never Events?

Never Events

The term ‘never event’ was first introduced in 2001 by Ken Kizer, former chief executive of the National Quality Forum in the United States, in reference to particularly shocking medical errors that should never occur. Over time, the term has been expanded to signify adverse events that are unambiguous (clearly identifiable and measurable), serious (resulting in death or significant disability), …

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