Former NHS manager: 'Report signals end of the CQC'

Former NHS manager and health policy analyst has told Daybreak that the the inspection regime of hospitals and care homes could move to the private sector.

He said: "Most people have said that [the Quality Care Commission] is bureaucratic. It clearly hasn't worked."

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Ofsted-style ratings for hospitals

Jeremy Hunt will pledge an overhaul of the current inspection regime today, which he says promotes poor care as it gives institutions little incentive to improve.