This goon will be long gone and forgotten by 2024 and his arbitrary and pathetically unrealistic target will not have been met
Make even more referrals. It’s good patient care and responsible behaviour. It’s up to you if you want to refer a patient. Everyone has unique skills, experiences and competencies in medicine. You’re a gp not a specialist. If someone doesn’t like it then they can go stick it.
Another nice little earner for a bankrupt and inept organisation...this new “assessment” will be no “incentive” for people who wish to practice medicine in the UK but a disincentive.
IMH masquerading as a “private” company yet commissioned and funded by a state body (CCG) with invisible & unspoken deals under the table. Not really surprising they failed and I see no one crying about it either.
“We certainly don’t want to add additional layers of regulation, we want to make sure it’s as streamlined and as proportionate as possible”
Yeah. Don’t rock the boat too much and keep collecting nice pay checks for a non job for as long as possible. After all who wants to see 40-50 patients a day for a living in the current nhs climate?
How about shit government policies and regulations being the main reason?
The CQC need to pretend that they’re doing something worthwhile otherwise they’d be out of a job. They need to act in a punitive way as the government’s enforcer in order to validate their very existence. Very predictable
A toothless inept and impotent medical college speaks. As if politicians are scared or are even listening...lol when you’re shackled by the government you can shout all you want. The reality is that you have lost your liberty
Even Stalin didn’t think of this one
GPs are being asked to become unwilling and untrained border patrol agents by the government... Didn’t the government try to do the same years ago with the landlords?
Why has the situation arisen where the provider of medical services (the government) also acts as the judge jury and executioner in cases of potential medical negligence? This is surely a massive conflict of interest because it is in the governments interest as the provider and administrator of medical services to be far more punitive and cut throat than a free court that looked at all the available evidence and circumstances would otherwise be. Who are these quango disciplinary panels composed of and why , at least in the case of nhs England, are they composed of mostly managers and lay members without any medical background whatsoever? It should be the law that decides in cases of medical negligence and not a government agency masquerading as the law
“Nice” should be disbanded. As an arm of the nhs, and, by extension, of the government, their guidelines are fraught with conflicts of interest. Their “panels” are of questionable quality not least because they utilise “lay members” lol as well as other people such as pharmacists and quango academics. The medical colleges and specialist medical societies should come up with guidelines for their respective specialities as they see fit, as they do in other civilised and respected countries around the world. What’s happening with NICE is some governmental politburo with its own hidden agendas sets the pace for everyone and this lowers standards. In many instances guidelines become outdated and it may be months or years before the latest research manifests in useful new guidelines. No internationally respected scientific body utilises the “NICE guidelines” as a benchmark for anything. These “guidelines” are useful only for the uk government to pretend that they are some sort of gold standard (when they’re not) and in order to keep uk doctors on a leash. People should really start to wake up a little.
The best thing that could happen for the nhs would be for the CQC goons to all be sacked. They’re useless self serving government bureaucrats. Carl Beech and Whorlton Hall should come back to haunt them amongst other cluster f*cks
“ Visiting the centre is an opportunity to meet people and mitigates against loneliness and isolation”
Err...no it’s not. Medical centres are NOT social day centres for the lonely dear petitioners
New Revolutionary NHS formula that the government tried to implement but didn’t work (no surprises there) - doctors’ practices operating with no doctors.
How hypocritical of the government. Government responsible for budget cuts and pitiful heath remuneration then turns round and uses its own henchman regulator to beat people over the head with a stick accusing them of being inadequate. This is the definition of irony and hypocrisy if ever there was one
Despite the budget cuts Whorlton Hall received a good rating by the CQC... Clearly an emphatic and well warranted stamp of approval
You can’t “prescribe” your way out of state dependence and victim mentality
Even in Greece you pay a small fee to see a Gp and the system actually works pretty well. No having to queue up at 8 in the morning outside some freezing sh*thole or having to scramble with hundreds of other callers on the phone first thing in the morning to get a “same day appointment”. What moron came up with this stupid system
The citizens of Venezuela are asking themselves the same question about their own health care system.