CQC interim guidance on DBS and recruitment checks

19 May 2020

In response to the COVID-19 crisis, the Care Quality Commission (CQC) has provided interim advice following the temporary changes made by the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) to DBS applications and processes.

Sharp rise in reported safeguarding concerns

23 December 2019

According to annual official statistics from NHS Digital, the Care Act 2014 safeguarding caseloads have reached record levels following sharp rise in reported concerns.