Poll: Should CQC inspectors take funding into account when they rate GP practices?

A GP magazine investigation revealed that practices rated 'inadequate' or 'requires improvement' by the CQC received lower funding per weighted patient than the English average. Let us know below if you think funding should be factored in to the CQC's rating system.

CQC ratings: should funding be factored in?
CQC ratings: should funding be factored in?

More than 500 practices have been rated under the revamped inspection scheme introduced by the CQC in October 2014. The vast majority have been rated 'good'.

But those rated in the lowest two categories received around £7 per patient below the national average funding level per weighted patient - equivalent to nearly £50,000 a year for a practice of average size. Vote below on whether the CQC should account for this in rating practices.

Map: How have GPs in your area fared in CQC inspections?

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