- 3 updates
Inspections begin this week at:
- Croydon Health Services NHS Trust (Tuesday)
- Airedale NHS Foundation Trust (Thursday)
- Taunton and Somerset NHS Foundation Trust
- The Royal Wolverhampton NHS Trust
Professor Sir Mike Richards, the new chief inspector of hospitals, said:
The Care Quality Commission's new programme of hospital inspections begins in Croydon today.
The way hospitals are checked has been overhauled following the Stafford Hospital scandal.
Professor Sir Mike Richards, the new chief inspector of hospitals, has promised to "expose poor and mediocre care."