Hunt to target 'low performing hospitals'

Health Secretary, Jeremy Hunt, has told Daybreak that an Ofsted-style rating system will put pressure on hospitals and care homes to improve standards.

He said: "The best possible way [to improve standards] is to expose where care is not at satisfactory level."

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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.