GPs who are found to keep their practice in a poor condition can have "their registration taken off them", the author of a Care Quality Commission (CQC) report into conditions in doctor's surgeries told Daybreak.
Professor Steve Field said some of the doctors who had run surgeries with rooms so dirty maggots were found, had already "given up practicing in those practices".
"We will not tolerate poor and dangerous care," he added.
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