NHS trusts continue to think they are over-regulated, survey findsBMJ 2017; 357 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.j1873 (Published 13 April 2017) Cite this as: BMJ 2017;357:j1873
- Gareth Iacobucci
- The BMJ
NHS trusts continue to believe they are overburdened by demands from regulators which remain too frequent and provide poor value for money, a new survey has found.
The poll1 of senior trust leaders by NHS Providers, the body representing NHS trusts in England, found that two thirds (68%) thought that demand from regulators including NHS Improvement and the Care Quality Commission had increased in the past 12 months.
While this was lower than the 87% who said that demand from regulators had increased when the organisation last surveyed trusts …