Barcode technology used in major industries such as aerospace and retail is introduced to the NHS in England in a bid to revolutionise patient safety.
The CQC has today published its State of Care report, an annual assessment of the quality of health and adult social care in England.
Today Alistair Burt met with family members of people who lost their lives while under the care of Southern Health NHS Foundation Trust. Read his statement following the meeting below. Health Minister Alistair Burt said: "Today I met patients and family …
On Thursday Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt will announce ambitious plans to improve safety and transparency within the NHS – to help build a safer service for patients seven days a week at the first ministerial-level Global Patient Safety Summit.
Ben Gummer, Minister for Care Quality, embarked on a tour of the South West and South of England this week, to look at local end of life care, community hospitals, and pioneering seven day services in NHS hospitals.
Ben Gummer, Minister for Care Quality, met staff and patients at West Hertfordshire Hospitals NHS Trust today.