Health teams target Croydon

The Care Quality Commission's new programme of hospital inspections starts today with an inspection of Croydon Health Services NHS Trust.

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Short staffing at Croydon hospital

Croydon Health Services NHS Trust is the first on the list for the enhanced inspections because it's been identified as 'high risk'. It has the second most understaffed A&E department in the country.

These new inspections have been introduced after the inspectors themselves - the Care Quality Commission - were criticised for how they dealt with under-performing hospitals.

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