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Care regulator 'ignored hospital concerns'

27 March 2013 Last updated at 07:56 GMT

A senior figure at a health regulator has accused it of ignoring concerns about some hospitals in England.

Kay Sheldon, who's a non executive director of the Care Quality Commission, says it passed a number of hospitals as "safe", even though its own inspectors found serious problems. The Today programme's Andrew Hosken reports.

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4's Today programme on Wednesday 27 March 2013.