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Clinical Negligence
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Cost:
  • FREE
Length:
30 minutes of audio
(+ optional 5 minute online quiz)
Plays on Computer:
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Contributor(s):
Course Aims:

This podcast aims to examine Care Quality Commission Inspections and Inspection Reports. It looks at what can be inspected and what happens during and after an inspection.

Outcomes:
After completing the course you will:
  • Understand the key differences and similarities between the Care Standards Act 2000 and the Health and Social Care Act 2008;
  • Know what can be inspected;
  • Understand the powers of an inspector;
  • Know what offences and punishments might stem from the inspections;
  • Understand what an inspection report is and what it contains;
  • Know the CQC guidance documents that exist;
  • Understand the ratings system;
  • Appreciate the long and short term negative impacts of a poor rating/report;
  • Understand the procedure involved in challenging a report.
Level:
Specialist Difficulty: 5 of 5
Sources and References:
  • Care Standards Act 2000;
  • Health and Social Care Act 2008.

In this CPDcast Stuart Marchant, a partner at Bates Wells & Braithwaite, discusses the key provisions and procedures involved in Care Quality Commission Inspections an d Inspection Reports. He examines what can be inspected and the powers inspectors have. He also discusses the reports themselves and how they can be challenged.

Podcast last reviewed: 2012-01-30

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