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

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'No ban' on publishing CQC names

The Information Commissioner has told BBC Radio 4's Today that there was no "blanket ban" on publishing names in reports if disclosure was in the public interest.

Christopher Graham said:

There's no blanket ban under the Data Protection Act that would deal with a situation like this.

If there's an overriding public interest in the names being in the public domain then you shouldn't pray in aid the Data Protection Act, it just looks like a get out.

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