Statutory duty of candour for health and adult social care providers – DoH consultation
The Department of Health’s consultation paper Introducing the Statutory Duty of Candour asks for views on changes to Care Quality Commission (CQC) registration requirements to introduce a duty of candour.
The duty of candour will be a legal requirement and CQC will be able to take enforcement action when it finds breaches.
- sets out what we are proposing
- includes a draft of the regulations that will introduce the duty of candour
- asks about the impact of our proposals and the impact of the new regulations on providers
This consultation closes at 25 April 2014 5:30pm.