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MPs call for tighter regulation of private sector

BMJ 1999; 319 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.319.7205.276a (Published 31 July 1999) Cite this as: BMJ 1999;319:276
  1. Annabel Ferriman
  1. BMJ

    An independent healthcare regulatory body should be set up to ensure appropriate standards of care in the private health sector, the parliamentary select committee on health recommended last week.

    It should operate through regional inspection units, sharing common resource centres with the proposed regional commissions for care standards, which are due …

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