23 Jan 2024
by Policy, Practice and Innovation Team

NIHR ARC Wessex Webinar: What we continue to learn from COVID-19

NIHR ARC Wessex is holding a webinar on 29 January 2024 at 12:30 on the subject of ‘What we continue to learn from COVID-19’. Please see details on the flyer. The webinar will take place via Microsoft Teams. Click here to join the meeting.

What lessons can the CQC learn from Ofsted’s changes to inspections?

Anthony Collins Solicitors have published a blog on the lessons CQC can learn from Ofsted's changes to inspections.  This contrasts the different approach to regulation of the two regulators, and how CQC’s new approach seems to be moving further away from addressing the core issues of improving communication and increasing the independence and consistency of the inspection process.

Data privacy week:

During International Data Privacy Week, the Digital Care Hub have shared their top tips for keeping data safe. This guidance is for care providers, care staff and for people who draw on care. Click here to read more.

Measles outbreak could spread warns UKHSA Chief Executive

Further outbreaks of measles will spread to other towns and cities unless urgent action is taken to increase Measles, Mumps and Rubella (MMR) vaccination uptake in areas at greatest risk, the UK Health Security Agency’s Chief Executive, Professor Dame Jenny Harries, has warned during a visit to Birmingham, amid a rapid rise in cases in parts of the region since last October. More information.

Terminal illness: Guidance for people professionals

CIPD have produced as guide with practical strategies on how to create a supportive culture and people management framework for employees with a terminal diagnosis: Terminal illness: Guidance for people professionals | CIPD. CIPD's research shows only a third (33%) of UK organisations have specific provision such as a policy, guidance, line manager training or awareness-raising. 


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