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No trust will get foundation status until it has gone through CQC inspection regime, Monitor says

BMJ 2013; 347 doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmj.f5901 (Published 30 September 2013) Cite this as: BMJ 2013;347:f5901
  1. Clare Dyer
  1. 1BMJ

Monitor, the health sector regulator, has announced that it will not grant foundation trust status to any further NHS trusts “until it receives robust assurance from the Care Quality Commission that applicants are providing a good quality of care for patients.”

The decision means that no more foundation trusts will be created until applicants for the status have gone …

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