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NHS England withdraws involvement from baby death probe – Written by Shaun Lintern for HSJ 27th August 2014

NHS England appears to have ruled itself out of direct involvement in patient care investigations after refusing to join the Care Quality Commission in a probe into the death of a baby girl.
In a policy line direct from chief executive Simon Stevens, NHS England yesterday declared it is “not and has never been an investigatory body”. This comes despite the body possessing the power to investigate patient care in its role as a commissioner.
The commissioning body issued the line after it emerged the CQC had signalled its intention to launch an investigation into the death of a baby girl with the close involvement of NHS England.
NHS England’s national director of patient safety Mike Durkin had “worked closely” with the CQC as the watchdog developed an approach to the investigation, NHS England confirmed

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NHS England withdraws involvement from baby death probe

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2 Responses

  1. How does that even make sense when the CQC always state that they CANNOT INVESTIGATE INDIVIDUAL CASES!!!!!

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  2. dms91 says:

    Its an appalling state of affairs when Rotherham child abuse is getting political condemnation and this death of baby Lizzie is still being hidden!
    Its appalling!!

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