Care quality commission still struggling

The Health Select Committee review of the Care Quality Commission (CQC) in 2012 concluded last month that the regulator had failed to earn public confidence or successfully define its core purpose. Committee chair Stephen Dorrell, said: The CQC’s primary focus should be to ensure that the public has confidence that its inspections provide an assurance of acceptable standards in care and patient safety. We do not believe the CQC has succeeded in this objective.’

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