The government is introducing new checks across the health and care sectors
The department of health is intensifying its efforts to ensure that directors (or equivalent) of health and social care organisations registered with the care quality commission meet the fit and proper person test.
This would be a new fitness test for health and social care leaders.
“The consultation on this new legal duty runs until 25 April 2014”, according to GOV.UK.
Norman Lamb, Care and Support Minister said:
“Scandals like Winterbourne View and Mid-Staffs damaged confidence in our health and care system. We are committed to rebuilding that trust and making sure that people at all levels are held to account for failings when they occur.
This test will allow us to make sure that those leading health and care organisations are up to the job – and to remove those who are not, including those who have presided over poor care.”
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