Speak to CQC Inspectors – The Christie

 Many ways to share experiences The CQC are keen for patients and families to share their experience in the following ways… • Visiting CQC website link for the web-form: web-form here • Email: enquiries@cqc.org.uk • Letter: CQC, Citygate, Gallowgate, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE1 4PA • Phone: 03000 61 61 61 • … Read More

Rethink Mental Illness – What are your experiences of medication?

Today Rethink Mental Illness has launched a survey about medication. We want to find out more about people’s experience of anti-psychotic medication in particular. This will help inform our future work in this area, starting with a piece of work for Mental Health Awareness Week this coming May. https://www.surveymonkey.co.uk/r/RethinkMedication Please … Read More

Reviewing osteopathic practice standards

“The General Osteopathic Council, the regulator for osteopaths in the UK, is currently seeking views to improve the standards expected of osteopaths today. 2016 marks five years since the Osteopathic Practice Standards were first published, and it is important that they continue to work for osteopaths and patients. The GOsC … Read More

RCOG is recruiting a Women’s Voices Lead (associate role)

The Royal College of Obstetricians & Gynaecologists is recruiting a Women’s Voices Lead The RCOG works to improve health care for women everywhere by setting standards for clinical practice, providing doctors in the specialty with training and lifelong learning and advocating for women’s health. Throughout a three year term the Women’s … Read More

CQC encourages women to share experiences of #YourMaternityCare

The Care Quality Commission (CQC) is the independent health and social care regulator in England. CQC inspect and rate maternity services, including antenatal services, pregnancy units, maternity assessment centres, labour wards, postnatal services and neonatal services. There are nearly 700,000 live births in England each year, and while CQC’s most … Read More

Taking Charge Together

Do you want to join the conversation about the future of health and social care in Greater Manchester? Staff who work across the public sector in GM are being asked to take part in the ‘Taking Charge Together’ campaign launching on Monday (February 15) and running until the end of … Read More

Patients urged to have their say on GP services

Patients registered with two GP Practices in Bury are being asked for their views to help inform what services should be provided in the future. The contracts for Rock Healthcare located with Moorgate Primary Care Centre in Bury, and The RLC Surgery located within Radcliffe Primary Care Centre in Radcliffe, … Read More

CQC seeks views on its vision for the future

The Care Quality Commission (CQC) is seeking views on its plans for the next five years as it develops its approach to regulation. CQC has changed the way it works over the past three years and in its consultation document Shaping the future, published today, it sets out a vision … Read More

Help us improve research into patient safety in primary care

New members are being sought for the Research User Group (RUG) of the Greater Manchester PSTRC. The Greater Manchester PSTRC (Primary Care Patient Safety Translational Research Centre) is a unique research partnership between The University of Manchester and Salford Royal NHS Foundation Trust focusing on improving patient safety in primary … Read More