Care Quality Commission Found Wanting by Commons Public Accounts Committee: Over-Stretch? (BBC News / House of Commons PAC)

Summary

The House of Commons Public Accounts Committee (PAC) has raised questions about whether the Care Quality Commission (CQC) has yet achieved the working capacity to be a fully effective regulator of health and social care. There have been concerns about the accuracy and timeliness of some draft reports, staff shortages and recruitment problems, and inconsistencies in the inspection process, on occasions.

Meanwhile, the CQC is required to take on further responsibilities, in a context of financial constraint.

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Care Quality Commission not yet an effective regulator, say MPs. London: BBC Health News, December 11th 2015.

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House of Commons Committee of Public Accounts (2015). Care Quality Commission. Twelfth Report of Session 2015-16. Report, together with formal minutes relating to the report Ordered by the House of Commons to be printed 2 December 2015. London: The Stationery Office Limited (House of Commons Committee of Public Accounts), December 11th 2015. HC 501.

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