This site is intended for health professionals only

At the heart of general practice since 1960

pul jul aug2020 cover 80x101px
Read the latest issue online

Independents' Day

Report this comment to a moderator

Please fill in the form below if you think a comment is unsuitable. Your comments will be sent to our moderator for review.

Report comment to moderator

Required fields.


CQC could use information for intelligent monitoring


Weather it is useful or not - is a secondary issue. The primary issue is that the CQC could not get the information accurately for the very simplest bits of publicly available information for the first round of intelligent monitoring. How can it be expected to analyse swathes of more complex information and make an appropriate assessment of a GP practice. For example - those patients most engaged in their health care are most likely to opt out of A practice taking a more proactive approach to consenting individuals (which surely is good care) will have more of the engaged patients excluded from the data - thus making the practice look worse. I would imagine it is much harder for the GP surgery to check the accuracy of information.

Posted date

07 Mar 2015

Posted time