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  • Check your Website

    CQC inspectors have issued improvement notices where a practice website has been deemed 'out of date'. What information should your website have? Legal Requirements CQC will assess whether or not your ratings are displayed legibly and conspicuously – not…
  • Website GPs Mean Earnings discloure

    For GP Practices: Mean earnings for all GPs From1 April 2015, it has been a contractual requirement for practices to publish on their website the mean earning relating to the previous financial year for all their GPs and this needs to be completed by the end…
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    Symptoms that you are not well prepared

    Remember YES = bad for the issues below If your answer to any of the questions below is YES, not only do you have a compliance problem, but your time spent on preparation for CQC will be higher than it should be. Understanding CQC Your main focus is having…
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    How much time and money should it cost to prepare for CQC

    The answer really depends on how much work you do on an ongoing basis to comply with CQC and what system you use to record your actions. A survey by Pulse reported that practices had spent £10,000 on consultants just to prepare for CQC and cancelling up to 15…
  • Website best practice

    Best Practice Up to date list of staff Opening times Details of how to register as a new patient Contact us/Location details Cachement area Details of your PPG group and how to be involved Friends and family test Details of services that you may offer…
  • Frequency of CQC Inspections from April 2018

    CQC aim to reduce the frequency of inspections for GP practices rated Good or Outstanding…
  • Staying one step ahead : Grade yourself

    CQC inspections have slowly moved from the initial learning process towards corporate…
  • Prepare for new inspection regime to avoid negative ratings

    A warning shot for Providers More Providers got negative ratings than in all of the…
  • Inspection Trends: Who's next

    The first leg of CQC's inspections was to visit every provider, this is largely…
  • KLOEs Vs Regulations

    Brief history of Regulations and the new KLOEs CQC Regulations have now changed beyond…
  • 2017 KLOEs: Overview of changes

    11 Frameworks down to 2: What this means for you For the first time, a standardised…
  • Common Problems at Inspections

    Problems we encounter Solutions Cleanliness Cleanliness issues or just an untidy setup…
  • Displaying Your CQC Rating

    Since 1st April 2015, if your organisation has been given a rating by the CQC, you are…
  • 2017 Changes: Next Phase of CQC Regulation

    Regulatory Framework changes in 2017 (All you need to know now in less than 3 minutes.…
  • Overview of the CQC Inspection Model

    A quick overview of how "Key Domains" and "KLOEs" work Save Save Save Save Save Save Save