Tag Archives: Care Quality Commission

Watchdog demands urgent meeting with Virgin over Mayday

Healthwatch Croydon, the recently established independent health and social care watchdog in the borough, is pressing for an urgent meeting with the Virgin Care subsidiary which runs the Urgent Care Centre at Mayday Hospital, following serious concerns expressed over its … Continue reading

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Under-staffed Mayday remains accident waiting to happen

Mayday has just had its latest check-up and the local hospital is still a long way short of being given a clean bill of health, with the Chief Inspector of Hospitals expressing “very serious concerns” over staffing levels and safety … Continue reading

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Mayday! Mayday! Croydon hospital among the country’s worst

Well, if you weren’t gloomy enough about life in Croydon already, as shown by the Prime Minister’s “happiness index” published yesterday, today’s news about the standards of our country’s hospitals, and Mayday in particular, will really cheer you up. Not. … Continue reading

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Mayday Hospital’s care record warrants closer inspections

CROYDON COMMENTARY: Are we, as patients, safe in the hands of the NHS? DAVID CALLAM welcomes moves for more stringent, and transparent, scrutiny  Is Croydon’s Mayday Hospital a completely safe place in which to be treated? Or is it badly … Continue reading

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Mayday! Croydon hospital on CQC’s staffing danger list

The NHS safe in their hands? So this is how the coalition works: in the General Election the Conservatives promise “no top-down re-organisation” of the NHS. Having failed to win the election, the Tory-led government then pushes forward plans for … Continue reading

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Mayday! Damning report after 5 deaths at Croydon hospital

Mayday Hospital has been put on a warning by national regulator the Care Quality Commission following a critical report by inspectors who were called in to the maternity unit following the death of five mothers after giving birth last year. … Continue reading

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