CQC to change inspections

The Care Quality Commission is set to introduce radical changes to the way hospitals in England are inspected. Following on from the review carried out by Sir Bruce Keogh, it will be introduced by the end of the month.

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Barts Trust says it will 'improve' on inspection review

Barts Health NHS Trust.

Barts Healthcare NHS Trust is bracing itself for a rigorous inspection by the Care Quality Commission's new Chief Inspector of Hospitals, after it was deemed a 'high risk' under new guidelines.

A trust spokeswoman said: "We continue to strengthen the quality of care for our patients following our recent merger and welcome the new inspection process. We will use the findings to continue to build high quality services and to address any areas in need of improvement."

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