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


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.

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02 Nov 2019

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