Cynthia Bower resigns from role at Skills for Health

Former CQC chief executive Cynthia Bower has resigned today from her current position on the board of Skills for Health, it has been confirmed.

Today she, along with three colleagues were named by the NHS regulator as those accused of being involved in the hospital deaths inquiry 'cover-up'.

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Ex-CQC chief 'hung out to dry'

The former head of the Care Quality Commission, accused of conspiring to cover up a report into flawed inspections at a hospital in Cumbria, told The Independent she has been "hung out to dry" and not given an opportunity to respond to the claims