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CQC temporarily closes GP surgery after deeming practice 'unfit for purpose'

Tuesday 16th October 2018

A GP practice has been asked to temporarily suspend its services to patients following a CQC inspection earlier this month.
 
NHS Knowsley CCG announced on 9 October that the Aston Healthcare GP practice site at Gresford Medical Centre closed with ‘immediate effect’ following a CQC inspection on 3 October.
 
According to the CCG, the CQC sent a letter to Aston Healthcare requiring them to temporarily close the Gresford Medical Centre site, which...

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