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CQC to reinspect dozens of care homes after uncovering “duplicate material” in reports

BMJ 2020; 368 doi: (Published 23 January 2020) Cite this as: BMJ 2020;368:m288
  1. Gareth Iacobucci
  1. The BMJ

The Care Quality Commission (CQC) is to carry out dozens of reinspections of care and nursing homes after an internal audit revealed that inspection reports contained “duplicate material.”

The regulator found evidence of duplication in 108 reports. Some 68 care homes will now be reinspected. The remaining 40 reports will …

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