Steve Field

Type: Person
Name: Steve Field
First reported Sep 09 2014 - Updated Sep 09 2014 - 1 reports

GP crisis as soaring numbers refusing to take patients

Investigation finds hundreds of GP surgeries are closing their lists to new arrivals, forcing out existing patients or facing closure Soaring numbers of GP practices are demanding to close their doors to new patients and force current patients to go elsewhere ... [Published Telegraph - Sep 09 2014]
First reported Sep 03 2014 - Updated Sep 03 2014 - 1 reports

Failure to join up medical records is a health risk

Released 03/09/2014Patients’ lives are being put at risk by basic failures to link up medical records held by hospitals and those kept by their family doctors – many of whom are providing “unacceptably” poor care – the chief inspector of GPs has warn ... [Published Practice Business - Sep 03 2014]
Entities: Risk, Steve Field, England
First reported Sep 03 2014 - Updated Sep 03 2014 - 1 reports

Most GPs don’t know what bad practice can be like for patients, says Professor Steve Field

Most GPs don’t really know what really bad practice can be like for patients, according to CQC chief inspector of general practice Steve Field, claims media reports. ... [Published Pulse Today - Sep 03 2014]
Entities: Steve Field
First reported Sep 03 2014 - Updated Sep 03 2014 - 1 reports

CQC clarifies what special measures mean for practices

Release date: Sep 2014Alex TurnbullThe CQC will pilot a 'special measures' scheme for practices not meeting targets.From 1 October, the CQC will begin to inspect 8000 general practices around the country and those deemed inadequate will trial the system ... [Published Independent Nurse - Sep 03 2014]
First reported Sep 02 2014 - Updated Sep 02 2014 - 2 reports

Failure to join up medical records ‘is a health risk’, says GP chief inspector

Patients’ lives are being put at risk by basic failures to link up medical records held by hospitals and those kept by their family doctors – many of whom are providing "unacceptably" poor care – the chief inspector of GPs warns today. In an interview ... [Published The Independent - Sep 02 2014]
First reported Aug 22 2014 - Updated Aug 22 2014 - 1 reports

Information must be shared more effectively to stem controlled drug abuses

Source: Care Quality Commission (CQC)Steve Field says that small numbers of healthcare professionals are still supplying controlled drugs illegallyDespite measures to tighten up security, a small number of healthcare professionals are still taking controlled ... [Published Pharmaceutical Journal - Aug 22 2014]
Entities: Scotland, Abuse, Steve Field
First reported Aug 22 2014 - Updated Aug 22 2014 - 1 reports

GP inspections are 'a step in the right direction'

:00 0 commentsNEW measures that will put doctor’s surgeries under the microscope have been welcomed by the North and West Reading Clinical Commissioning Group.Share this imageThe Care Quality Commission announced last week that it will introduce inspections ... [Published Local Berkshire - Aug 22 2014]
First reported Aug 21 2014 - Updated Aug 21 2014 - 1 reports

CQC announces new reforms of English dental regulations

:02 in Consumer Healthcare News A series of major changes to the way primary care dental services in England are regulated have been announced by the Care Quality Commission (CQC). Under the new plans, the organisation has proposed to inspect ten percent ... [Published Zenopa - Aug 21 2014]
First reported Aug 20 2014 - Updated Aug 20 2014 - 1 reports

BIG DEBATE: Tough rules could mean GP practices losing NHS contracts

East London's GPs protesting at Downing Street over surgery fundingMike BrookeWednesday, August 20, 201412:01 AMGP practices with “inadequate care” are being given deadlines to shape up—or face losing their NHS contracts and closure. Special measures ... [Published French Property News - Aug 20 2014]
First reported Aug 19 2014 - Updated Aug 19 2014 - 2 reports

More information sharing needed over controlled drugs

We have today published our annual report on the management of controlled drugs, which highlights the need for an increase in the sharing of information.Our report – the seventh of its kind – shows safe arrangements for controlled drugs were maintained ... [Published Care Quality Commission - Aug 19 2014]
First reported Aug 18 2014 - Updated Aug 19 2014 - 3 reports

CQC sets out plans for new style dental inspections

As part of broader changes to the way it regulates health and social care the Care Quality Commission (CQC) proposes to inspect just 10% of primary care dental providers, focusing attention upon those that are seen as "cause for concern", in the short ... [Published OnMedicanet - Aug 19 2014]
First reported Aug 18 2014 - Updated Aug 18 2014 - 3 reports

CQC to become 'experts by experience'

The Care Quality Commission (CQC) has published potential changes to the way it regulates primary care dental services in England from 2015 onwards.‘A fresh start for the regulation and inspection of primary dental care services’, comes ahead of a formal ... [Published Dentistry.co.uk - Aug 18 2014]

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GP crisis as soaring numbers refusing to take p... [Published Telegraph - Sep 09 2014]
Angling column: Collingwood catches a fish fit ... [Published Dover Express - Sep 04 2014]
Failure to join up medical records is a health ... [Published Practice Business - Sep 03 2014]
Most GPs don’t know what bad practice can be li... [Published Pulse Today - Sep 03 2014]
CQC clarifies what special measures mean for pr... [Published Independent Nurse - Sep 03 2014]
Failure to join up medical records ‘is a health... [Published The Independent - Sep 02 2014]
Chief inspector of GPs: ‘Most doctors don’t rea... [Published The Independent - Sep 02 2014]
Information must be shared more effectively to ... [Published Pharmaceutical Journal - Aug 22 2014]
GP inspections are 'a step in the right direction' [Published Local Berkshire - Aug 22 2014]
CQC announces new reforms of English dental reg... [Published Zenopa - Aug 21 2014]
Doctors 'still taking controlled drugs without ... [Published Management in Practice - Aug 21 2014]
BIG DEBATE: Tough rules could mean GP practices... [Published French Property News - Aug 20 2014]
More information sharing needed over controlled... [Published Care Quality Commission - Aug 19 2014]
Information sharing must increase to ensure con... [Published Care Industry News - Aug 19 2014]
Medics 'can still misuse drugs' [Published Yahoo! UK and Ireland - Aug 19 2014]
CQC sets out plans for new style dental inspect... [Published OnMedicanet - Aug 19 2014]
CQC reveals more about new dental services insp... [Published National Health Executive - Aug 18 2014]
CQC to launch new ranking system for dental pra... [Published Healthcare Learning Company - Aug 18 2014]
CQC to become 'experts by experience' [Published Dentistry.co.uk - Aug 18 2014]
Care Quality Commission sets out plans for a fr... [Published Care Quality Commission - Aug 18 2014]
Our plans to regulate dental care services [Published Care Quality Commission - Aug 18 2014]
Ratings plan for dental practices [Published Yahoo! UK and Ireland - Aug 17 2014]
Viewpoint: CQC must not blame underfunded GPs f... [Published GP Online - Aug 15 2014]
'Special measures' system could lead to practic... [Published Management in Practice - Aug 15 2014]
Surgery inspections a bad idea says doctors leader [Published Practice Business - Aug 15 2014]
Struggling GP surgeries told to improve or face... [Published Pharma Times - Aug 14 2014]
Special measures announced for failing GP pract... [Published Zenopa - Aug 14 2014]
'Ofsted' inspections for surgeries is bad idea,... [Published Derby Telegraph - Aug 14 2014]
GP inspection scheme raises blame culture fears [Published British Medical Association - Aug 14 2014]
Failing GP practices to be shut down under new ... [Published National Health Executive - Aug 14 2014]
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