2 GP partners who falsified Quality and Outcomes Structure (QOF) information in client records in an effort to avoid their practice from being closed after it was put in unique procedures by the Care Quality Commission (CQC) have actually been suspended from the UK medical register for 12 months.
Syed Imam and Tariq Aziz Siddiqui were partners at the Cleveland Surgical Treatment in Gainsborough, Lincolnshire, when in January 2018 it scored simply 65% of the overall variety of QOF points readily available for carrying out client evaluations. The QOF is a manner in which the CQC, the regional medical commissioning group (CCG), and NHS England keep an eye on the quality of the output from a GP practice. The CCG average is 94% and the nationwide average is 96%.
A subsequent evaluation that November discovered that the surgical treatment was still below par, however much enhanced, leading …