Editorial Comment

CQC Checklist

The Care Quality Commission continue to inspect GP Surgeries and although the approach has changed since the inception of inspection, the overall effect is the same. Practices need to be ready and in the best Boy Scout’s tradition ‘Be Prepared’. Here is an attempt at a Checklist for a Practice Manager to work through. Please send your comments to

CQC 100 Checklist


Robert Campbell

By Robert Campbell<br><img src="" alt="Robert Campbell" class="avatar" width='50' height='50'/>

Started work writing medical cards in 1966 at Staffordshire Executive Council. Have worked at Inner London Executive Council, Hertfordshire Executive Council, Lambeth Southwark and Lewisham FPC, Birmingham FPC, Dudley FPC and Wakefield FPC and Family Health Services Authority. I was seconded to the NHS Appeals Unit and have worked as a full time GP practice manager since 1992 until 2010. I was also an AMSPAR trainer at Park Lane College, Leeds. Now I work as a freelance author.