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New Cross will be one of the first hospitals to be judged under new Ofsted-style ratings

Under the new system the Care Quality Commission (CQC) will label hospitals as outstanding, good, requires improvement or inadequate.

It follows on from this week’s damning report by Sir Bruce Keogh into 14 failing hospitals – including Russell’s Hall Hospital in Dudley – where death rates were higher than expected. The CQC system is designed to expose poor and mediocre care, as well as highlight successful hospitals.

The Royal Wolverhampton Hospitals NHS Trust is included in the first wave of 18 trusts to be inspected.

Visits by inspectors could be unannounced and may take place during evenings and weekends, when hospitals are busiest.

Full story at  Express and Star

One reply on “New Cross will be one of the first hospitals to be judged under new Ofsted-style ratings”

New cross has some major failings and unfortunately I’ve seen this first hand.they definately need looking in to

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