Guidance notes from Apolline to the way CQC inspects and regulates – effective from 1st April 2015

The CQC changed the way it regulates and inspects on 1st April 2015 when they moved from inspecting against the ‘essential standards of quality and safety’ to inspecting against their new ‘fundamental standards’ regulations. A number of other things have also changed. These guidance notes from Apolline summarise the main things practices need to know […]

Avoiding the intellectual property trap

Intellectual property (IP) often hits the news, be it the estate of a deceased rocker suing Led Zeppelin for copyright infringement on Stairway to Heaven, or a long lost descendant of Arthur Conan Doyle in the USA threatening to sue the BBC for infringing a European-wide trademark of the Sherlock Holmes ‘brand’, or perhaps the […]