Tag Archives: CQC

Maternity service at Mayday given improved ‘Good’ rating

Maternity services at Croydon’s biggest NHS hospital have been given an improved rating of “Good” for safety, following an inspection by the Care Quality Commission. This does not alter the overall CQC ratings for Croydon University Hospital, which is “Requires … Continue reading

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Six council-run Extra Care schemes given ‘Good’ CQC rating

All six of Croydon Council’s Extra Care services – assisted accommodation homes – have been rated as “Good” following Care Quality Commission inspections. Extra Care facilities provide similar accommodation to sheltered housing, with residents living in their own self-contained homes … Continue reading

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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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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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