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What happens after an inspection visit: CQC briefing

What happens after an inspection visit: CQC briefing

Format

Practice

Time to Complete

0.5 hours

Published

January 15, 2016

Updated

February 12, 2016
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Programme Description

Following an inspection visit from the Care Quality Commission, your GP surgery will receive a report. Dr Devin Gray explains the content of the report, in the third of three articles about preparing for CQC inspections. This article focuses on ratings, publication of the report, enforcement, and responding to the report.

Educational Objectives

After reading this article, healthcare professionals should be better able to:
  • Understand how the CQC ratings system works
  • Be aware of when to expect a report after a CQC visit
  • Be prepared to review and respond to a CQC report within 10 days
  • Be aware of action that the CQC can take based on its finding
  • Faculty

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

    INSTRUCTIONS

    This is a learning activity provided by MIMS Learning, featuring learning material and a test. Completing the test enables you to claim 0.5 learning credits (0.5 hours learning). This credit award is recommended by MIMS Learning based on completing the activity and reflecting on what you have learned. If you spend less time on the activity we recommend claiming fewer credits.

    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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    • A computer with an internet connection
    • Internet Browser: Internet Explorer 7.x or higher, Firefox 4.x or higher, Safari 2.x or higher, or any other W3C standards compliant browser
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