Letters Care Quality Commission

A defence of CQC, from an affected practice

BMJ 2015; 350 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.h285 (Published 20 January 2015) Cite this as: BMJ 2015;350:h285
  1. Hendrik J Beerstecher, general practitioner principal1
  1. 1Canterbury Road Surgery, Sittingbourne ME10 4JA, UK
  1. hendrick.beerstecher{at}nhs.net

My practice is marked down by the Care Quality Commission (CQC) on the percentage quinolone to non-quinolone antibiotics prescribed, even though we prescribe fewer quinolones than surrounding practices that are marked as “OK.” This …

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