Tag Archives: CPA accreditation

The mercy of quality?

Rather than accepting Lord Carter of Coles as an authority on pathology, we should recognise him as a Blair crony and one whose boardroom interests will probably not see him become financially worse off with the privatisation of the NHS.  Written in the … Continue reading

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Mid Staffordshire: How has accreditation helped?

The Mid Staffordshire NHS Foundation Trust may have killed over 1000 patients. Responding to the Francis Report that arose from the public inquiry, Dr Archie Prentice, President of the Royal College of Pathologists said (among better things): “…This College has … Continue reading

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While pathologists fret about accreditation GPs demonstrate prescription error rates

Like most people, pathologists want to deliver an excellent service.  Through this desire they have fallen victim to the inspection cartel which has deceived them into believing the bogus claims of accreditation.  As in many other areas, the quality-limiting step may be elsewhere.  Delivering … Continue reading

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