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Changes for more flexible and responsive regulation
In this podcast episode we are joined by Vickie Priest, Head of Primary Care and Community Health Services Policy, Ruby Okojie, Regulatory Policy Manager, Rowenna Marshall, Regulatory Policy Manager, Emma Buglass, Regulatory Policy Manager, Sam Wallace, Provider Engagement Lead, Dave James, Head of ASC policy and Lara Nuttall, Policy Manager.
They discuss our changes for more flexible and responsive regulation consultation, what we hope it will achieve, what benefits it will have for your sector and how you can feedback.
You can read more on our strategy and how to feedback on our website: https://www.cqc.org.uk/get-involved/consultations/consultation-changes-more-flexible-responsive-regulation-consultation
NHS Providers Winter Watch: Immense Pressure
This is a guest podcast from 'The Provider Podcast' by NHS Providers, as part of their Winter Watch series.
In this episode Adam Brimelow, NHS Providers Director of Communications, speaks to CQC colleagues Heidi Smoult, Deputy Chief Inspector for Hospitals, and Debbie Ivanova, Deputy Chief Inspector for Adult Social Care, about the concerns surrounding winter inspections, infection prevention and control, and our clinician support tool Patient FIRST.
You can find out more about Winter Watch here: https://nhsproviders.org/nhs-winter-watch-202021
CQC Strategy 2021: Our public consultation
In this podcast episode we are joined by Chris Day, CQC director of engagement and Amanda Hutchinson, CQC director of policy and strategy.
They discuss our future strategy, what we hope it will achieve and how you can feed back through our consultation.
You can read more on our strategy and how to feed back on our website: https://www.cqc.org.uk/get-involved/consultations/world-health-social-care-changing-so-are-we
Care At Christmas Episode 3
In the third and final Care at Christmas episode of CQC Connect we chat to two Experts by Experience about keeping connected during the pandemic.
Care at Christmas Episode 2
Even at the darkest times during the pandemic people have come together to support others, help their local communities, and care for those who need it.
In this episode we speak to two providers of adult social care, who share their experiences of working through the pandemic and discuss how they're making Christmas special for those they care for.
Care At Christmas Episode 1
In this episode CQC colleagues Richard and Suzanne McLeod tell us about how they have supported the community during the pandemic and what it means to them to be able to do this.
Throughout December we will be sharing stories of how people have cared for others during this difficult year. Share your experiences on social media using #CareAtChristmas.