By Helen Mooney2007-01-01T00:00:00+00:00
A health service that supports doctors and dentists with mental health problems, founded by prominent GP Clare Gerada, has received an “outstanding” rating from the Care Quality Commission, HSJ can reveal.
The Mid Staffordshire Public Inquiry chairman has said he believes it is time for a professional regulator to oversee senior NHS managers after admitting his fit and proper person test was “not fit for purpose”.
Financial penalties are being lifted from high-profile standards including cancer and elective waiting times, so far without attracting much attention. How is this happening? And will it work, asks Rob Findlay