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Still concerns about the safety of independent ambulance services

11/03/2019

The Care Quality Commission (CQC) is calling on independent ambulance services, commissioners and the wider system to do more to make sure patients are safe, following concerns identified during its inspections.

While the regulator has seen evidence of good practice and improvements made by some individual services, concerns remain about how safely and effectively independent ambulance providers are caring for people using their services.

CQC’s latest figures are based on data from a programme completed in March 2018.

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