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CQC inspection regime 'requires improvement', evaluation concludes

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You see , this evaluation report is already very soft-toned and polite . Fundamentally, it is a big slap on the face for CQC. We always say medicine is an art not a science exactly because of the argument ‘ one size cannot fit all ‘ . Something called ‘professional common sense ‘ as well as flexibility should be the core principle on implementation. We have recent arguments about different targets to reach for different groups of patients, as far as management of BP , diabetes and stain on primary prevention , are concerned.Clearly , the same principle should apply to regulatory bodies. Problem , so often , technocrats and politicians need to justify their own ‘value of existence’ by quoting statistical figures which are pieces of science deviating from reality in individual circumstances. We saw Mr Hunt, with a bit of political witchcraft,did that very well previously on various issues. CQC , GMC and NICE are all doing this. Call it ‘unconsciously blind’ if you are diplomatic. ‘Unforgivable’ if you are critical .......😑

Posted date

27 Sep 2018

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2:45pm

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