Informal oversight of clinicians compromising patient safety, says CQC

The Independent Doctors Federation (IDF) has called for ‘zero tolerance’ of poor safety standards in independent hospitals after a report published today by the CQC found informal governance arrangements and lack of clinical oversight for consultants were compromising patient safety in some facilities. The regulator said longstanding relationships based on familiarity with consultants were being…

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