GP CQC Compliance

GP CQC Compliance

  • Supports your CQC Compliance under The Care Act 2014 and The Health and Social Care Act 2008 (Regulated Activities) Regulations 2015
  • Policies & Procedures are fully customised to you as required by the CQC
  • Save Time — How long would it take you to create and update 2300+ pages of guidance?

The QCS General Practitioner Management System is designed to smooth your CQC registration by covering every aspect of providing high quality and CQC compliant GP services. The system is fully updated with all the latest regulatory developments.

You obtain a fully customised and comprehensive compliance tool which simplifies achieving CQC registration and meeting the ongoing compliance requirement.

CQC Compliance Made Simple

The Health and Social Care Act 2008 came into force on the 01 October 2010. As of the 01 April 2013, all providers of Primary Medical Services, including GPs, are required to register with the Care Quality Commission. This demonstrates that they comply not only with the Act, but also with The Health and Social Care Act 2008 (Regulated Activities) Regulations 2010 and the Care Quality Commission (Registration) Regulations 2009.

The QCS General Practitioner Management System aids your CQC registration for GP practices and provides a comprehensive set of policies and procedures for running a general practice. The system is continuously maintained by QCS compliance experts so you know that you are working with the very latest regulatory information.

By choosing to work with QCS you gain access to a fully customised and comprehensive compliance tool. This provides the simplest way of gaining your CQC for GP practices’ registration and for maintaining compliance across all practice areas. The system ensures you meet the requirements of the CQC in full.

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To Cover all CQC for GP Practices’ Requirements QCS Provides:

  • All policies and procedures
  • Detailed, in-depth policy and process instructions and information
  • All of the other documentation required by the CQC

CQC Registration & Admission Criteria for GPs

As part of the CQC registration for GP practices process each Primary Medical Services Provider must complete a declaration stating whether the services provided meet the 16 CQC Outcomes of Essential standards of quality and safety which are required by the Regulations. These all fall under the following headings:

  • Involvement and Information
  • Personalised care, treatment and support
  • Safeguarding and safety
  • Suitability of Staffing
  • Quality and Management

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Sheila Scott OBE from National Care Association (NCA)

Latest Question

I work in a care home and our activities coordinator documents that people have been doing things that they haven’t done. He also documents things in the morning that aren’t happening until the afternoon. Is this legal or should I be reporting it to someone?

Hi Sheila,  I work in a care home and our activities coordinator documents that people have been doing things that they haven’t done. He also documents things in the morning that aren’t happening until the afternoon. Is this legal or should I be reporting it to someone?

 

  Hi Sheila,   Thank you for your question.   Any written record that details care or support provided to service users from staff must be factual and contemporaneous (e.g. written as close to the...

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Policy Updates

Updated: 19th February 2019

Illegal Drug Misuse in the Service User’s Home Policy and Procedure

Care Management Care Practice Region: | Reference: NICC104
Updated: 19th February 2019

Consumption of Alcohol Policy and Procedure

Administration Registration & Compliance Region: | Reference: NIAR43
Updated: 19th February 2019

Distribution of Safety Alert Broadcasts, Rapid Response Reporting and Safety Notices Policy and Procedure

Administration Business Operations Region: | Reference: NIAB32
Updated: 19th February 2019

Hazard Reporting Policy and Procedure

Health and Safety Health & Safety Region: | Reference: NIHS04
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