CQC

Care Quality Commission

Local SSLMCs/CQC liaison meetings take place bi-monthly.&nbsp We are invited to attend pre-inspection CQC/CCG meetings and our directors may attend as observers at SSLMCs practice inspections.&nbsp &nbsp Colleagues with queries related to CQC issues may contact either Geraldine Anscombe,...

Care Quality Commission - Enforcement re Non-Compliance

The Care Quality Commission may take action against practices that do not comply with CQC registration and regulatory requirements. &nbsp These registration requirements, for example registration of location(s) or details of partners and any changes or changes in regulated activities, were put...

Care Quality Commission - Inspections

The CQC normally announces which CCG areas they are visiting at least four weeks before they start to inspect practices in those area.&nbsp Only in exceptional circumstances will the CQC undertake an inspection unannounced. Practices should have a named inspector who can be contacted directly...

Care Quality Commission - Registration

All GP Practices, performing regulated activity in England, must be registered with the Care Quality Commission otherwise they commit an offence. Making changes to your registration (CQC January 2016) - practices must notify the CQC of any changes to location, partnership details or regulated...

CQC - GP Insight

CQC GP Insight Letter informing practices of CQC GP Insight (March 2017)

Delivery of the Extended Hours Access requirements of the PCN DES

The LMC has received and responded to numerous queries in relation to the delivery of the Extended Hours elements of the PCN DES which have now been collated and referenced to the contractual position which the LMC hopes will be helpful to all PCNs. Delivery of the Extended Hours Access...

Disclosure and Barring Service

DBS checks should be undertaken on all clinical staff and, where appropriate, non-clinical staff whose duties include direct patient contact, eg a receptionist who acts as a chaperone or looks after the children of patients during consultations. DDRB Review (SSLMCs April 2017) DBS code of...

GP Contract Agreement 2019 Update Miscellaneous Contract Changes

Miscellaneous Contract Changes SSLMCs February 2019

Safeguarding Children and Vulnerable Adults: General Practice Reporting

The LMC letter contains advice relating to the issue of payment for safeguarding reports, and where necessary attendance at case conferences which has been an issue for the LMC and General Practitioners for some years, with payment arrangements across the LMC Confederation being piecemeal and...