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'.
Parents of a baby girl, who died at one-day-old, have said they are "sickened" they were not told of earlier failings at Furness Hospital.
The health watchdog has named the individuals accused of allegedly covering up its failure to investigate at a Cumbria maternity unit.
Cynthia Bower has been named as one of the individuals allegedly involved in the hospital deaths inquiry 'cover-up'.