Category Archives: Local Authorities

Hospital inspections: lessons to be learnt

The programme of independent hospital inspections carried out by the Care Quality Commission (CQC) was made tougher in September 2013. During the first year to the end of August 2014 under the new arrangements 38 NHS acute trusts (each comprising … Continue reading

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The Rising from the Ashes: Time for Public Health to Stand up and be counted

By Gail Beer, Director of Operations, 2020health Gail Beer was interviewed by BBC Kent about the NHS reforms and their implications for Kent County Council, who will be taking control of public health. Listen to the interview here (starts at 1:08:00).  … Continue reading

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