Compassion in Care News

Here you will find our news and latest information.

Mon 10/06/2019 - Parkview, my reply to CQC

.....The above failings being described as merely poor governance is incredible: even if you ignored all the concerns that were known to you via safeguarding, Compassion in care reports, family’s concerns, you can hardly justify ignoring your own inspection reports. If WD passes your criteria for Fit and proper persons, then your standards are not only flawed but downright dangerous.


Tue 28/05/2019 - Whorlton Hall BBC Panorama

I only have two criticisms of the Panorama programme which I must make clear are directed at the BBC editorial guidelines and not at anyone at Panorama who all do an amazing job given the constrictions on journalism today....

Fri 17/05/2019 - BBC You and Yours (Roseland Court)

Today I did an interview for BBC radio 4 "You and Yours" programme on abuse at Roseland Court care home in cornwall. I did not have time to say everything on the programme so this is my formal response to the case.

Firstly I note this home was rated good by the CQC at the time the abuse took place, no surpise there as most homes we recieve concerns about are also rated good by the CQC.

Mon 13/05/2019 - Why Do People Fight For Justice


....The next hardest thing? I always believed BUPA knew we were telling the truth but seeing the documents recently obtained, seeing it in black and white after 20 years of being publicly called a liar, has renewed my determination for accountability: not for revenge but for Edna and all those who suffered in Isard House and to ensure that all those who stood on the wrong side when it mattered most are exposed.


Mon 15/04/2019 - The Unfit and Improper CQC

CQC referring to duty of candour!  This concept applied to the CQC, reminds me of the several thousand incidents of blatant dishonesty they have been involved in. But to be fair they do have one specialty; breach of confidentiality; which is their particular strength.......

Tue 09/04/2019 - The Toxic Vicious Circle

Read editorial report on Why the Office for the Whistle-blower is a betrayal of whistle-blowers and the victims of abuse

Mon 08/04/2019 - PHSO a No Go

Read about making a complaint to the PHSO and why we need Ednas Law

Wed 03/04/2019 - My response to Department of Health re Misconduct

2nd April 2019



Dear Ms Hermanstein,

In reply to your email of today, ref DE-1162331,


You state, “I am writing in response to your complaint about the way that the Department has handled your correspondence, with

specific regard to the points you raise in your letters of 9 November and 7 January and your letters of 2 and 25

February. I will address your points in turn.”


Tue 02/04/2019 - BBC RADIO KENT April 2019

Hear  Eileen Chubb speak on BBC Radio Kent

Wed 20/03/2019 - No Safe Harbourer

My open letter to CQC re their idea of "Fit"