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


As a gp for many years i can see, and surely few would disagree, that the overall quality of GP care has nosedived in the last 10 years. Continuity has fallen off a cliff, dangerous polypharmacy goes unchecked and patients cannot get to see doctors even for urgent medical problems. GPs struggle with outof date slow IT which cannot cope with the clinical software and slows further when managers download useless add ons for example to help save pence of the prescribing budget. Patients are often seen by incompetent noctors who do not even realise how ignorant they are and fail to learn from their mistakes. We have a surfeit of managers and initiatives but nothing effective has been done to tackle dumping from hospitals. Any GP with any sense will follow her example and get one of these pointless desk jobs, get home on time, and never get sued. Or move abroad where they have for some reason not followed our lead with QOF,CQC, CCG's, etc. etc.

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02 Nov 2019

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