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CQC to reveal NHS cover up names

England’s NHS regulator will name some officials accused of covering up a failure to investigate deaths of babies at a Cumbria hospital.Pressure is mounting on the Care Quality Commission to name managers who apparently blocked publication of a critical report. The Information Commissioner said the Data Protection Act does not overide public interest in releasing […]

NHS cover up is unacceptable wanrs Health Secretary

A cover up by England’s NHS regulatory body after a series of baby deaths at a Cumbria hospital is unacceptable warns the Health Secretary.Jeremy Hunt was speaking after a review of the Care Quality Commission’s (CQC) response to complaints about several deaths at Furness General Hospital. The review has shown a senior manager may have […]

Home healthcare checks fell significantly under CQC quango

Home healthacre checks ‘fell significantly’ under the Care Quality Commission (CQC) quango warns NAO.Work on checking standards in English care home fell “significantly” after a new watchdog was introduced, the National Audit Office (NAO) has warned in a new report. It has accused the Care Quality Commission for failing to follow up a whistle blower’s […]