Priory Group hospital rating goes from outstanding to inadequate in two years

A Priory Group hospital in Darlington has been downgraded from outstanding to inadequate and placed in special measures by the CQC. The move follows an unannounced inspection of the Priory Hospital Middleton St George in September, which was prompted by whistleblowing and notifications from the service indicating high levels of self-harm among patients. Inspectors found…

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