Herts Health Protection News | Issue #1

Source: Hertfordshire County Council- Public Health’s Health Protection Team   The first edition of a new Health Protection Newsletter produced by Hertfordshire County Council’s Public Health’s Health Protection Team is intended to be of interest to all those...

No Change to CQC Fees Scheme in 2020/2021

Source: CQC   The CQC has previously written to all providers to update them that their fees scheme will not be changing next year.   This means that for most providers, their fees will remain the same as in 2019/20, providing their registration or size does...

EU Settlement Scheme Update

Communication from the Home Office   Update #1: The EUSS remains fully open for applications The EU Settlement Scheme (EUSS) has been fully open since 30 March 2019 and there have been over 2.2 million applications. EU citizens and their family members have until...

Improving How The CQC Assess Closed Environments

Source: CQC In light of recent concerns raised about the care for people with a learning disability and/or autism, who may also have a mental health problem, the CQC has written to providers asking them to consider how they are ensuring that the people for whose care...

DBS Fees Change

Updates to the prices of DBS (Disclosure & Barring Service) checks On 15th July 2019, the DBS laid secondary legislation before Parliament to reduce fees with effect from 1st October 2019. The key changes are as follows: Type of DBS check Current fee Fee from 1st...