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New Chief Inspector of GPs announced

The new Chief Inspector of GPs has been named as Prof Steve Field, a leading family doctor who has been closely associated with the government's health reforms.

The role is part of a new inspection regime for the NHS in England being created by the regulator, the Care Quality Commission.

Prof Field will oversee the introduction of a new ratings system for GP surgeries - and inspection of England's 8 thousand GP practices.

Branwen Jeffreys reports.

  • 28 Aug 2013
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