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House of Commons Hansard
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11 November 2009
Volume 499
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To ask the Secretary of State for Health how many NHS hospitals have made payments to primary care trusts consequent on a failure to meet a target; which targets were not met; and how much was paid in each case. [298296]

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The information requested is not held centrally.

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To ask the Secretary of State for Health on how many occasions the Care and Quality Commission has carried out inspections of (a) acute trusts and (b) private healthcare providers to ensure compliance with the Care and Quality Commission’s core standard C4b in the last 12 months. [298968]

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As part of the 2008-09 Annual Health Check, the Care Quality Commission inspected five acute trusts in relation to core standard C4b.

Private health care providers are not subject to core standards.

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To ask the Secretary of State for Health how many and what proportion of (a) acute trusts and (b) private healthcare providers were found to be compliant with the Care and Quality Commission’s core standard C4b at the time of their most recent inspection by the Commission. [298969]

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As part of the 2008-09 Annual Health Check, the Care Quality Commission judged 151 out of 169 acute trusts to be compliant with core standard C4b.

Private health care providers are not subject to core standards.

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To ask the Secretary of State for Health how many NHS targets have been discontinued in each of the last six months. [299686]

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The Department constantly reviews the appropriateness of the performance indicators it uses. As a result, in his interim report “High Quality Care for All: Our Journey So Far” published on 30 June 2009, Lord Darzi recommended dropping the maximum 26-week inpatient standard and 13-week outpatient standard as these have been superseded by achievement of the 18 weeks standard. We are currently consulting on this issue.