This site is intended for health professionals only

At the heart of general practice since 1960

Read the latest issue online

CAMHS won't see you now

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.

Headline

‘We want the CQC to be seen as a critical friend’

Comment

The bitter irony here is that experienced older GPs and Practice Managers wasted months of precious clinical time pointlessly box ticking to pass a CQC inspection, then decided to throw in the towel rather than drag themselves through the whole Sisyphean task again. This has been a major contributor to the exodus of senior GPs, leading to inevitable falling standards on subsequent CQC inspections. Drastic reform/simplification of the inspection system is urgently needed or CQC will continue to have a diametrically opposite effect on standards.

Posted date

02 Nov 2019

Posted time

11:35am

required
required
required