FGDP(UK) responds to Care Quality Commission consultation

News Published: 
15 August 2013

The Faculty of General Dental Practice (UK) has responded to the Care Quality Commission’s consultation on how it inspects, regulates and monitors care services, welcoming the move towards individual accountability and away from a ‘tick box’ system of compliance. The FGDP(UK) also believes that it is essential for practice inspectors to possess relevant skills, knowledge and experience both in primary care dentistry and in practice appraisal.

The Faculty’s response also highlights the need for further details on how proposals will be mapped to primary dental care and urges further evaluation of the suitability of the proposed rating system for inspection of dental practices.

Read the full response