Care Quality Commission
CQC inspectors publish reports on 52 more GP practices
The Care Quality Commission has published a further 52 reports on the quality of care provided by GP practices that have been inspected under its new approach.
Following recent inspections by specialist teams, one practice has been rated as Outstanding, 39 have been rated as Good and five have been rated Requires Improvement.
Under CQC’s new programme of inspections, all of England’s GP practices are being given a rating according to whether they are safe, effective, caring, responsive and well led.;
Professor Steve Field, Chief Inspector of General Practice, said:
“We know that the vast majority of England's GPs are providing a service which is safe, effective, caring, responsive and well led.; If that is what we find on inspection - we give it a rating of Good, and I congratulate the GPs and staff in these practices.
“Patients should be able to expect high quality and consistent care from every GP practice. Where we have required improvement, we will expect the practice to take the necessary steps to address the issue, and we will return at a later date to check that those improvements have been made.
"If we find a practice to be Inadequate, we will normally put it into special measures, to allow the practice to access support available from NHS England and to ensure there is coordinated response to help the practice improve.”
Full reports on all 52 inspections are available at: http://www.cqc.org.uk
GP Practices and CCG area, listed by rating:
- Boundary Medical Practice – Trafford (see the press release)
- 82 Lillie Road – Hammersmith and Fulham
- Ashworth Street Surgery – Heywood, Middleton & Rochdale
- Coldharbour Surgery – NHS Lambeth CCG
- Brannam Medical Practice – NEW Devon
- Brockhurst Medical Centre – Fareham and Gosport
- Castlehead Medical Centre – Cumbria
- Clifton Medical Practice – Nottingham City
- Clover Health Centre – Greenwich
- College Way Surgery – Somerset
- Crondall New Surgery – Fareham and Gosport
- Seymour House Surgery, Hudson – Richmond-upon-Thames
- Culverhay Surgery – Gloucestershire
- Dr Christine Whittaker – Redditch and Bromsgrove
- Dr H D Nandha Reg in CRM as Dr Kumar and Partners – Leicester City
- Dr Kieran McCormack – Shropshire
- Dr Ranweer Baldevdutt Silhi – Medway
- Dr Robinson & Partners – Portsmouth
- Dr Trill and partners – Somerset
- Drs Harris, Hughes, Pearce, Trenholm and Tresidder – Somerset
- Drs Round Bridger, Ball, Campbell, Purchas, Lin & Murthy (Probus Practice) – NHS Kernow
- Eastvile Medical Practice – Bristol
- Ellis Practice – Brent
- Fell Tower Medical Centre – Gateshead CCG
- Forty Willows Surgery – Brent
- Heston Practice – Hounslow CCG
- Leypark Surgery – NEW Devon
- Lostwithiel (Drs. Howe and Hendriksz ) – NHS Kernow
- Marine Lake Medical Practice – Wirral CCG
- Rough Hay Surgery – Walsall
- Shepherd Spring Medical Centre – West Hampshire
- Somerton Surgery (Buttercross Health Centre) – Somerset
- St Johns Wood Medical Practice – NHS Central London
- Sudbury and Alperton Medical Centre – Brent
- The Stroudley Walk Health Centre – Towers Hamlets
- The Westgate Practice – SE Staffs & Seisdon
- Valley Road Surgery – NHS Lambeth CCG
- Westover Surgery – NHS Kernow
- Wincanton Health Centre – Somerset
- Yorkleigh Surgery – Gloucestershire
- Sherwood Rise Medical Centre – Nottingham City
- The Bush Doctors – Hammersmith and Fulham
- Drs Turner Antoun and partners (Known as Cruddas Park Surgery) – Newcastle
- The Glebe Family Practice – Medway
- Marlborough Street Surgery – Northern, Eastern and Western Devon
- Brunel Medical Practice – South Devon and Torbay
- City Way Surgery – Medway
- Clarkson Surgery – Cambridgeshire
- Ramsey Health Centre – Cambridgeshire
- Milton Surgery – Cambridgeshire
- Edenbridge – West Kent
- Over Surgery – Cambridgeshire and Peterborough
Notes to editors
Please note that we have published a separate press releases on the practice rated Outstanding. N/A is used when a focused inspection has been carried out. These are smaller in scale than comprehensive inspections, although they follow a similar process. These are carried out to check on specific areas we are concerned about, which might have been raised during a comprehensive inspection or through our monitoring work.
These are among the first GP practices to receive ratings following the introduction of our new inspection regime, which features specialist teams including inspectors, GPs and practice nurses.
To get to the heart of people’s experiences of care, we always ask the following five questions of services:
- Are they safe?
- Are they effective?
- Are they caring?
- Are they responsive to people’s needs?
- Are they well-led?
For every NHS GP practice we will look at the quality of care for the following six population groups: Older people, People with long-term conditions, Families, children and young people, Working age people (including those recently retired and students),People whose circumstances may make them vulnerable, People experiencing poor mental health (including people with dementia).
About the Care Quality Commission
The Care Quality Commission (CQC) is the independent regulator of health and social care in England.
We make sure health and social care services provide people with safe, effective, compassionate, high-quality care and we encourage care services to improve.
We monitor, inspect and regulate services to make sure they meet fundamental standards of quality and safety and we publish what we find to help people choose care.
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