January2012

Care Quality Commission (CQC) Review of Stroke care

A major review by the CQC on Stroke care has found the extent to which patients are supported in coping with life after stroke varies significantly across England. CQC chief executive Cynthia Bower said “Stroke is the single largest cause of disability in adults and our evidence shows that early[…]

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Self Referral

Did you know that you can “self refer”? There are significant changes in NHS Commissioning of services, (self-referral was initiated by the government’s green light scheme, piloted in 2008), which enhance Patient Choice. The message was that there was no increase in demand for Physiotherapy. It just made the process[…]

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