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Care Quality Commission unveils new hospital inspection plan

24 October 2013 Last updated at 09:30 BST

The second phase of the Care Quality Commission's (CQC) new hospital inspection programme has been announced.

Using existing data, the inspection will ask how safe, caring, effective, well-led and responsive to people's needs hospitals are.

CQC Chief Inspector of Hospitals, Professor Sir Mike Richards, said the process would help identify higher risk hospitals.

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