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Care Act 2014

Section 89 – Chief Inspectors

505.This section inserts a new paragraph 3A of Schedule 1 to the 2008 Act which places a duty on the non-executive members of CQC to appoint a Chief Inspector of Hospitals, a Chief Inspector of Adult Social Care and a Chief Inspector of General Practice as executive members of the CQC Board.

506.Subsection (2) makes provision for CQC to determine the functions each Chief Inspector will exercise on its behalf.

507.Subsection (3) places a requirement on the Chief Inspectors to perform their roles in a way that safeguards and promotes CQC’s independence.

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