The hidden agenda of CQC inspection?

Is the CQC a politically driven tool for the extinction of General Practice as we know it ?  It would seem it is less about improving quality and more about moving forward the ” bigger is better ” argument over the future of General Practice.

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The CQC has said that singlehanded GP practices are more likely to work in ‘professional isolation’, and fail to communicate and engage with staff.” …. from Pulse online

The regulator’s annual State of Care report, an analysis of standards across the NHS, claimed its inspections to date suggested singlehanded practices risked segregation and the creation of ’an environment that is not open and transparent”

82106d20-5b5b-490e-879c-79101a976a80© Patrick Girard, University of Auckland

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