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- Little value for money at the CQC 2 June, 2016 If, as Oscar Wilde once wrote, a cynic is “a man who knows the price of everything, and the value of nothing,” then the Care Quality Commission is starting to look like the most cynical organisation around. Late last year, the CQC announced a new contract for the supply of Experts by Experience – or lay inspectors – who assist on its inspections of hospitals, care homes and GPs. Four months after it came into effect, the contract is in chaos. Experts are leaving in despair at the unravelling of a role the CQC itself calls “critical to the success of our work” ...
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Claire Bolderson is a news journalist and documentary maker with more than 25 years experience travelling the world for the BBC. She was presenter of Newshour on the BBC World Service and of Radio 4’s The World Tonight.
Claire was Indonesia Correspondent for the BBC and Financial Times and then BBC Washington Correspondent, developing a specialty in covering US politics and society.
Based in London, Claire is now writing and blogging, mostly about the UK. As Governor of a local Primary School she has a particular interest in Education. She is also using her extensive experience as a public speaker and host of live events […]
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