Small district general hospitals can thrive but the way services are provided to local patients must change to guarantee quality care, according to a report from Monitor.
Care Quality Commission (CQC)
This guide, available for download and developed jointly by CQC, Monitor and NHS Trust Development Authority, describes how the special measures programme works for NHS trusts and foundation trusts. It explains: why trusts are placed in special measures; what will happen to trusts during special measures; the roles and responsibilities of key organisations involved; and when and how trusts will exit special measures.
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