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Watchdog ranks GP surgeries by risk

Health watchdog the Care Quality Commission (CQC) has ranked almost every GP surgery in England in terms of risk of providing poor care.

The majority are of low concern, but 11% have been rated in the highest risk band by CQC.

Many of the elevated-risk practices had possible issues with appointments, mental health plans, and cervical cancer screening.

The BBC's health editor Hugh Pym reports.

  • 18 Nov 2014
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