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Small practices to pay lower fees, says CQC

Friday 27th October 2017

Small practices will pay a lower registration fee, while larger ones will pay more, the Care Quality Commission (CQC) has revealed.

The CQC proposes to calculate fees based on patient list sizes rather than number of registered locations, from April 2018.

Structure 'doesn't fit'

The CQC said: ‘The current fees structure does not fit the way the sector is structured, and it will become increasingly outmoded as the way services are...

Thu, 1 Dec 2016
The GP practice where the CQC’s chief inspector of general practice, Professor Steve Field, is a partner has received a rating of ‘requires improvement’ on ensuring services are safe for patients, despite being given a ‘Good’ rating overall.
Thu, 13 Oct 2016
Despite facing “increased demand” and a shortage of GPs, “overall quality in the sector remains high”
Fri, 30 Sep 2016
Services must do more to protect children and young people from possible sexual exploitation, a CQC report has found
Fri, 23 Sep 2016
CQC has closed a GP practice in south London after no evidence was found that the practice staff had undertaken basic life support training in the past year
Thu, 8 Sep 2016
BME groups are less likely to be aware of diabetes education programmes, the Care Quality Commission has found
Tue, 6 Sep 2016
Overworked GPs are partly behind a recent surge in psychiatric drug prescribing, the director of a leading drugs charity has said
Tue, 30 Aug 2016
The CQC is cutting the pay of GP special advisors to save money, despite increasing practice fees by 600% in two years