Wednesday 14th Nov 2012
The lack of definitive guidance on Chaperones in general practice has resulted in a wide variation across practices in the way they identify the need for a chaperone and how any policy is implemented.
Monday 1st Oct 2012
You may remember back in 2009/ 2010, all parts of the NHS and other organisations who provide services to children and vulnerable adults were preparing for the implementation of major new regulations relating to working and safeguarding. It appeared the a very complex new scheme was about to be implemented that would have resulted in around 11 million workers having to register with a new Independent Safeguarding Authority and being subject to ongoing monitoring of their suitability to perform their role.
Wednesday 1st Aug 2012
The process of applying to become registered with CQC is now a reality for general practices and many managers are already working through what they need to put in place in order to demonstrate compliance.