Category Archives: safety

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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Panorama on hospitals: they should be the destination of last resort

Press Release: December 3rd 2012 Panorama will be covering more of the Dr Foster report in “How Safe is Your Hospital?” on Monday, 3 December at 20:30 GMT on BBC One. Tonight’s Panorama programme will look at the high and … Continue reading

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