View from the Top – Dr Pete Calveley comments on the latest CQC hospital reports

The disturbing report of what the Care Quality Commission (CQC) found in its hospital inspections underlines the extent to which the current model for delivery of healthcare is under strain. The NHS is being squeezed by the need to find £15-£20bn of efficiency savings in healthcare budgets by 2015, but at the same time the country’s aging population and advances in medical science mean that the need for high dependency care will continue to increase. Something urgently has to change.

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