CQC reports on the "State of Care"

The Care Quality Commission has published its annual summary of the State of Care. Tom Trenholm, Chief Executive of the CQC, describes a "story of contrasts" that assesses "both the resilience and the potential vulnerability" of the heath and care sectors, but also describes the risk of 'care injustice'.

Trenholm says, "although quality has been largely maintained, and in some cases improved, from last year, it is also clear that access to good care increasingly depends on where in the country you live, what care needs you have and how well your local health and care system works together — an ‘integration lottery’."

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