The Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) have reported that they have uncovered extensive fraud occurring at a test centre in Nigeria, which has resulted in hundreds of applicants potentially obtaining fraudulent results. In light of the NMC’s...
The Care Quality Commission (CQC) have a wide range of civil and criminal enforcement powers, including the cancellation of registration, which are outlined within the CQC’s enforcement policy. The CQC can utilise these powers against registered providers and managers within the health and adult social care sectors who are in breach of the fundamental standards; a condition of their registration; or any associated legislation. The CQC also have the power to take enforcement action against individuals or companies who are providing regulated activities without registration, contrary to contrary to Section 10 of the Health and Social Care Act 2008.
Our specialist lawyers have extensive experience of successfully defending health and social care providers nationwide against enforcement action by the CQC. Our lawyers have helped providers to successfully challenge proposals to cancel registration, negotiate suitable appeal settlements with the CQC, and persuade the CQC to take no further action in criminal investigations.
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