Letters What went wrong at Addenbrooke’s?

Care Quality Commission’s unfair treatment of Addenbrooke’s Hospital

BMJ 2015; 351 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.h5711 (Published 27 October 2015) Cite this as: BMJ 2015;351:h5711
  1. Nick Mann, general practitioner1
  1. 1Well Street Surgery, London E9 7TA, UK
  1. drnickmann{at}gmail.com

There is no contextual explanation to justify why Addenbrooke’s Hospital was put into special measures by the Care Quality Commission (CQC), forcing the loss of its chief executive officer and distracting focus from patient care to satisfying the inspectorate.1

So their new electronic patient record system didn’t work properly when it was rolled out; neither did universal …

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