Campaign group Patient Concern described today's CQC findings on hygiene in GPs' surgeries as "unbelievable".
The failings are inexcusable. The standards the CQC wants met are the basic minimum for protecting patients’ safety, let alone improving their health.
If the NHS is still the envy of the world, the standard in other countries doesn't bear thinking about.
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