NHS ‘Cover-Up’: MPs To Quiz Care Quality Commission Bosses

(Last Updated On: June 21, 2013)

The current bosses of an NHS regulator are set to be summoned by MPs to discuss an alleged cover-up over the deaths of babies at a Cumbria hospital.

On Thursday the Care Quality Commission named the people accused of suppressing a report on its failings over the inspection of Furness General Hospital.

MPs want to question the CQC’s chief executive and chairman – but CEO David Behan defended his handling of events.

The health secretary said he had confidence in the new management team.

… More than 30 families have now taken legal action against Furness General – run by Morecambe Bay NHS Trust – in relation to baby and maternal deaths and injuries from 2008.

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