CQC hospital inspection process was 'flawed'

The Care Quality Commission's new Chief Inspector of Hospitals, Professor Sir Mike Richards has told ITV News that the hospital inspection process "has been flawed", as it had been focussing on "individual standards and not the totality of care".

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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.