NHS England & NHS Improvement publish Non-emergency Patient Transport Review

NHS England and NHS Improvement has published their Review of Non-Emergency Patient Transport. The review commenced in 2019 in response to concerns relating to several high-profile PTS contract failures inconsistencies in the eligibility criteria for patients variations in experience of patients the sustainability of patient transport services in meeting the NHS carbon zero target. [...]

2021-08-04T09:24:32+01:00August 2nd, 2021|News|

CQC responds to consultation on Regulation

The Care Quality Commission has published its response to the consultation on their approach to regulation, including Ratings.  This is the first major review of Ratings since they were introduced in 2016 and one that the IAA has lobbied strongly for. Having seen Ratings extended to independent providers in July 2018, the IAA welcomes [...]

2021-07-30T10:13:04+01:00July 30th, 2021|News|

IAA welcomes CQC consultation on Ratings

The IAA welcomes CQC's consultation on their approach to regulation, including Ratings, which went live on 26th January 2021. This is the first major review of Ratings since they were introduced in 2016. Ratings were initially limited to NHS Trusts, independent hospitals, general practices and adult social care services, but were extended to other care [...]

2021-01-27T11:36:08+00:00January 27th, 2021|News|
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