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Second wave of new style CQC inspections

Wednesday 21st Jan 2015 - Kate Hodkinson

Since the new inspection process got underway in October 2014, the first wave of CQC inspections have been carried out and a new set off Clinical Commissioning Groups (CCGs) have been announced that are braced for their new style visit.

For those expecting an inspection soon, the latest advice on CQC updates can be found on the First Practice Management Blog. Members can also gain access to the new CQC Guidance section of the website

Second wave of CQC inspections

CCGs to be inspected in the first three months of 2015 include the following:

  • Ealing
  • Haringey
  • Sutton
  • Harrow
  • Hackney
  • Bromley
  • Havering
  • Wandsworth
  • Brent
  • North Staffordshire
  • SE Staffordshire & Seisdon
  • Stafford & Surrounds
  • Sandwell and West Birmingham
  • Birmingham Cross City
  • Dudley
  • Bedfordshire
  • Herts Valley
  • Milton Keynes
  • Ipswich and East Suffolk
  • West Norfolk
  • Coventry & Rugby
  • Warwichshire North
  • South Warwickshire
  • Mid Essex
  • Brentwood and Basildon
  • Leicester City
  • Lincolnshire South
  • Lincolnshire South West
  • Nottinghamshire West
  • Newark and Sherwood
  • Erewash
  • Mansfield and Ashfield
  • Nottinghamshire North & East
  • Rushcliffe
  • South Reading
  • Oxfordshire
  • Windsor, Ascot  Maidenhead
  • Coastal West Sussex
  • High Weald, Lewes and Havens
  • Crawley
  • Gloucestershire
  • Portsmouth
  • North Hampshire
  • Isle of Wight
  • Kernow
  • West Kent
  • South Kent Coast
  • Thanet
  • South Gloucestershire, North Somerset
  • Doncaster, Bradford Districts
  • North East Lincolnshire
  • North Lincolnshire
  • Darlington
  • Trafford
  • Rochdale
  • Oldham
  • Gateshead
  • Newcastle
  • North Tyneside
  • North/Doncaster
  • Bradford District
  • North/Bassetlaw
  • Calderdale
  • West Yorkshire
  • Wirral
  • Knowsley
  • St Helens

If you’ve found your CCG in the above list, don’t panic! Thornfields offer a full day ‘Preparing for a CQC Inspection’ workshop which provides delegates with an overview of the CQC inspections and an evidence template to ensure you can evidence that you are meeting the Key Lines of Enquiry.

If you require any further guidance or support the FPM group has a wide range tools to help practices in demonstrating compliance with the CQC requirements. For more details contact the team on 0333 240 4010 or email mail@firstpracticemanagement.co.uk


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