Oh yes I hear many managers in Healthcare sigh. I know all about them.
CQC – The Care Quality Commission is the Healthcare equivalent to Ofsted. It is crucial for monitoring and assessing many elements of patient care to ensure key areas and aims to inspect services for the following components
BUT THE PROCESS TAKES SO LONG ……
As a small start up business I was hoping for the process to be slightly quicker to allow me to start delivering my full skill set which includes
The regulation of these services by the CQC (all except Ear Wax Removal) means I am legally unable to start providing them until I have been deemed compliant in the above 5 areas.
A recent call to CQC advised an average time for inspection is 14 weeks.
I guess I will continue to wait ………………….
The Nurse Clinic
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