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Revision Of The Factual Accuracy Comment Process Is As Clear As Mud

The CQC recently asked for feedback on the factual accuracy comment (“FAC”) process – the process whereby providers have 10 working days to submit comments to the CQC, following receipt of a draft inspection report.  The process enables providers to comment, challenge and present evidence with a view to amending/changing the contents of the report, …

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A New Approach for CQC Inspectors, Draft Inspection Reports and Ratings

As its 2021-2025 strategy has developed, the CQC forewarned us that it would be taking a more flexible approach to inspection activity and ratings. We have been a vocal critic of some of the rigidities of the past regime, but increased flexibility in regulation is not without its pitfalls, and we have been waiting patiently …

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