New regulator to be unleashed on GPs

Iacobucci, Gareth
November 2007
Pulse;11/14/2007, Vol. 67 Issue 41, p1
The article reports on the implementation of regulatory bureaucracy by Care Quality Commission that scrutinises and reports on practice performance of general practitioners (GP) in Great Britain. The frequency of inspections will be stepped up for poorly performing practices, with new sanctions for those that do not improve. Any GP who failed their practices will face statutory warnings and cautions, cancellation of their registration, and imprisonment.


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