Tagged CQC


Almost half of online GPs ‘unsafe’ CQC warns

Further action is needed to ensure the safety of online GP services, according the Care Quality Commission’s (CQC) latest report. The organisation’s latest findings are based on inspections into 55 online primary care services in the UK. The services inspected were those that provide GP consultations and prescriptions through websites and apps. Whilst the report…


CQC given power to rate digital GP tools

The Care Quality Commission (CQC) will be given the power to rate digital GP tools, the Department of Health has confirmed. The move is intended to give people clearer information about a range of different healthcare services in England. These include a range of services that offer medical advice and prescriptions from GPs online. The…


Petition launched against Push Doctor’s advertising

A petition has been launched against digital healthcare company Push Doctor asking for its advertising to be investigated by the Advertising Standards Authority. Earlier this year, Push Doctor was found to not be providing ‘safe, effective, or well-led services’ after a CQC investigation. Push Doctor spoke to Digital Health Age about the CQC’s criticisms, with…


Now Healthcare Group passes CQC inspection

The telehealth organisation Now Healthcare Group has passed its recent inspection by the CQC and been declared “safe”. The announcement makes Now Health Group the first telehealth GP services provider to have met all regulations set out in the CQC’s digital health guidelines. The company was inspected on 14 June and was found to be…

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