- The plan is to replace minimum standards with a grading system similar to Ofsteds, which ranks schools inadequate, satisfactory, good or outstanding.
- Under the plans, there will be separate ratings for each individual care home, and probably for individual hospital departments rather than the whole institution.
- This will enable patients to know that while a hospitals cardiology unit may be good, its maternity wards may be poor.
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