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Nurse staffing levels – is the topic of conversation

By | 2014-06-01T20:06:05+00:00 May 27th, 2014|Categories: Matron Mary's Blog|

As May turns to June things are really hotting up in preparation for the first national staffing numbers return for publishing on 24th June and the NICE Guidance recently published on the same. All hospitals that have beds have to report planned staffing versus actual staffing by the hour, by day shift and by night shift.

Staff worried at CQC’s Ofsted style rating system

By | 2013-10-27T17:12:20+00:00 October 27th, 2013|Categories: Matron Mary's Blog|

I have left the day job for a week to wander around the country catching up with old colleagues, I've been listening hard! What do I hear? The impending next wave of CQC inspections feature high in anxieties, the new 'Ofsted' style rating system and the change in approach coupled with intelligent monitoring   promises a very different

Remember High Impact Interventions

By | 2013-10-27T16:58:15+00:00 October 25th, 2013|Categories: Matron Mary's Blog|

Winter approaches - NHS beware We are all rightly implementing the recommendations from Francis, Keogh & Berwick, but as winter approaches lets not forget the disasters that were Stoke Mandeville and Maidstone and Tunbridge Wells and the suffering caused by clostridium Diffiicile. Remember Saving Lives' High Impact Interventions? Get real time assurance to reduce your Health

2nd CQC inspections announced

By | 2013-10-27T17:02:14+00:00 October 25th, 2013|Categories: Matron Mary's Blog|

The CQC hospital inspection programme enters its 2'nd phase of CQC inspections in January. Are you prepared and in possession of your internal and external assurance? 19 acute trusts are named today as the next trusts to be inspected using larger, expert teams that include professional and clinical staff and trained members of the public. These will

vHealth – trading name for Videre Ltd

By | 2013-10-13T13:37:39+00:00 August 19th, 2013|Categories: Matron Mary's Blog|

vHealth is the new trading name for Videre Ltd. Welcome to our new website We hope you are enjoying our new website, we are certainly receiving positive feedback on the design and content. We plan to keep you updated with how CQC changes will affect your Care Home and Hospital through regular bulletins and feedback from