Jeremy Hunt praises GP chief inspector for speaking up

The Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt praised the work of the chief inspector of general practice Professor Steve Field.

Mr Field headed the inspections by the health regulator, The Care Quality Commission, that has uncovered a catalogue of failings at some GP practices

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Pleased GP Chief Inspector speaking up for patients without fear or favour. 1st time public have info thanks 2 tough new inspection regime.

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Inspectors find dirt and maggots inside GP surgery

The health regulator, The Care Quality Commission, has uncovered a catalogue of failings at some GP practices with medicines stored in a way that puts children and patients at risk of infection and rooms so dirty they had maggots.