In response to plans for NHS patients to join hospital inspection teams, the Patients Association tweeted:
Good potential step forward in CQC inspection process today. A strong regulator vital to keeping pts safe and treated well.
More top news
Finnish media say several people have been wounded in a stabbing in the city of Turku in western Finland.
Longer spells of rain across eastern Scotland with a weather warning in place until 6pm.
Julian Cadman, who is thought to have dual British-Australian nationality, became separated from his mother who was injured in the attack.