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CQC chief inspector: no 'concessions' will be made for GP capacity issues


Airline, capacity issue, no pilots, plane grounded. Airline goes bust. Everyone is safe but no service. Capacity issue is No1 safety issue. CQC is negligent is it doesn’t shut us down. No service, how safe is that! We cannot be judged by commercial safety standards or otherwise unless there is finance and well evidenced rules on optimal GP/or/consultation length and No. per GP. Staff/pt ratio and secondary care provision also needs assessment when deciding whether WE are poor or outstanding! Most GP services are outstanding in the context in which they find themselves operating. Shame we can’t compare the CQC against any other regulatory body...

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25 Oct 2019

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