I suspect the writing is now on the wall for the CQC. Apart from their gross errors of judgement over coronavirus it's becoming increasingly apparent that they are hideously expensive and produce very little overall benefit.
When this is all over Primary Care should take a much harder nosed attitude towards NHS England. We have been supine for far too long.
To even think of distracting practices in any way at this time is probably the worst regulatory intervention in history.
Somebody has got to take this outfit by the scruff of the neck and knock some common sense and DECENCY into them.
Unbelievable. Really unbelievable.
It all feels a bit like forcing somebody to do emotional intelligence. Anyway this is a welcome departure for the GMC and should be encouraged.
So the GMC- "will judge doctors accordingly with the context of the situation they are working in."
The facts of life slowly dawning on them I suppose.
Absolutely - there should be dedicated teams appropriately protected. And btw perhaps it wasn't a good idea to destroy General Practice was it?
And the CQC - What is their view. Come on - let's here it please........
Thanks, Very helpful to get some familiarity with this disease.
Too late - appalling lack of judgement. Heads will have to roll when this has all settled.
US CDC advising that ALL people over 60 should self isolate:
How are you supposed to assess severity and need for hospitalisation without examining. Makes no sense at all to me.
When this is all over the CQC must be held to account. It doesn’t even seem to realise it has a duty of care to its servants.
Everything has worsened. This is due to over regulation and neglect. NHS England largely bears responsibility so it seems a bit rich for them to bleat about it.
GPs work “part time” because this now an impossible job to do full time.
Simon Stevens would well to reflect on such imbecility as the CQC refusing to suspend their destructive interventions in the face of the coming catastrophe if he wants to really understand how general practice has been cored out.
Any practices who are currently preparing for a Cqc visit please let your LMC know.
NHS England should be telling the CQC to suspend its inquisitions. And if there are any CQC apparatchiks reading this - don’t think that this appalling decision to continue to harass practices at this very dangerous time is going to be forgotten because it isn’t.
It is coming back to bite you.
Shall I tell you why mr trenholm? Because instead of deciding whether the mop is the right way up gps need to spend time reading and judging daily often conflicting advice in preparation fort the worst public health crisis in a hundred years. That the cqc determined that we should have been more focused on mops will in the fullness of time prove to be interesting to various parties.
lost for words but mr trenholm I will remember your name
I have rarely felt so angry. Here we bloody go again with the GMC saying.." however for this to happen we must be made aware of concerns". revealing as usual a complete and utter lack of insight into their impact on doctors who are particularly vulnerable by our very nature. Our self worth is so invested in our professionalism.
This hateful organisation needs to return to it's original sole purpose of maintaining a register. Any doctor that works with them should be shunned.