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This document contains the following information: State of healthcare 2008.
The Healthcare Commission is the independent watchdog for England. Its function is to assess and report on the quality and safety of services provide by the NHS and independent sector. This is the fifth and final annual ‘State of Healthcare Report’, as the Commission is to be replaced by the Care Quality Commission on 1 April 2009.
This paper was laid before Parliament in response to a legislative requirement or as a Return to an Address and was ordered to be printed by the House of Commons.