Proposals to absorb the services of two specialist health watchdogs into the Care Quality Commission to save half a million pounds per year have been criticised by the Mission and Public Affairs (MPA) Council.
In its response to a Department of Health Consultation, the MPA Council warns that "there are operational risks involved in transferring the functions" from the Human Fertilisation and Embryology Authority (HFEA) and the Human Tissue Authority (HTA) as "theses functions require both considerable executive expertise and detailed non-executive scrutiny".
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Posted October 12, 2012 at 6:30 am
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