Taunton's Musgrove Park has had the inspectors in today - as the Department of Health tries to avoid any repetition of the scandals that have affected other hospitals in the country.
It's part of the first wave to be inspected by the Care Quality Commission. Our Somerset correspondent David Woodland reports.
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