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CQC reports on dental practices

The Care Quality Commission has been testing a new approach to the inspection of dental practices. The first reports on the quality of care provided by 12 practices are now available.

In line with CQC's other inspections, the reports focus on whether services provided are safe, effective, caring, responsive and well led. CQC will use the new inspections and feedback from recent consultation to develop the approach that will be used from 1 April.

Unlike other regulated sectors, primary care dental services will not be given a rating in 2015/16. More .....