Map: How have GP practices across England fared in CQC inspections?

CQC inspections have found that the vast majority of practices in England are providing 'good' or 'outstanding' care, but analysis by GPonline has revealed regional variation in ratings.

Ratings: practice scores mapped across England
Ratings: practice scores mapped across England

CQC reports for over 6,700 GP practices have been published by the watchdog since it launched its Ofsted-style rating system in October 2014.

Around 88% are rated 'good' or 'outstanding', one in 11 'requires improvement' and just 3% 'inadequate'.

The CQC revisits practices initially rated 'requires improvement' or 'inadequate' within six months of its first findings. It has re-rated over 540 practices so far, with the vast majority demonstrating improvements.

As of the end of February 2017, the CQC announced that all practices registered from October 2014 have been visited at least once by inspectors.

Hover over the pie chart below to see the most up-to-date breakdown of GP practice ratings.

Chart: CQC ratings of GP practices

The results show that there is some regional variation across different areas of the country. Click on our interactive map below to see how practices in each CCG area have fared so far.

Map: GP CQC ratings by CCG

Click on the map below to see how GP practices in each CCG area were rated by the CQC following inspection.

*Data in map last updated 16 May 2017

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