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GP practices face a 'more light touch' regulation regime, CQC suggests


"We're an expensive gold plated sledge-hammer to crack a rather ordinary nut. In the past, regulation has proved largely pointless, ineffective and disproportionate, whilst still being cheaper than we are. So at some stage, the need to make our books balance will require that we stick within the cash we can charge practices for this nonsense. At that point, we'll probably do less work. We may also consider moving to focusing on the bad guys, rather than all and sundry, or looking at where 90% of the cost and risk is in the NHS - ie the rest of the system that is in meltdown."

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11 Aug 2015

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