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How to prepare for a CQC inspection: CQC briefing

How to prepare for a CQC inspection: CQC briefing

Format

Practice

Time to Complete

0.5 hours

Published

January 11, 2016

Updated

January 13, 2016
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Programme Description

Dr Devin Gray outlines what GP practices should do to prepare for an announced visit from Care Quality Commission inspectors. This activity, the first in a series, explains the CQC’s five key questions, outlines population groups for which inspectors will assess the quality of care, and highlights how how to gather information before a visit.

Educational Objectives

After reading this activity, primary healthcare professionals should be better placed to:
  • List the five key questions used by the CQC
  • Name the six population groups for which the CQC will assess care
  • Consider the types of evidence to collect before a CQC visit
  • Consult the CQC’s guidance for GP practices
  • Faculty

    Activity and test author
    Dr Devin Gray
    GP registrar and National Medical Director’s Clinical Fellow
    Currently seconded to the CQC
    London
    United Kingdom

    INSTRUCTIONS

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    Please proceed with the activity until you have successfully answered all the test questions and completed your evaluation. You will then receive your MIMS Learning CPD certificate, which will be added to your CPD organiser for access at any time. This activity is offered at no cost.

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