CQC puts independent doctors and clinics under the microscope
CQC has published a report on the state of care in independent doctor and clinic services providing primary medical care.
It gives an overview of care from inspection findings for doctors (private GMC-registered GPs and clinicians) and clinics that provide primary medical services in the independent or private sector – that is those not provided by NHS organisations. These range from individual single-handed practitioners to private organisations that may operate for one or more days a week in private practice. More....