Two Shires Medical Practice rated ‘good’ in latest CQC inspection

The Two Shires Medical Practice in Kibworth is celebrating a ‘good’ rating by the Care Quality Commission (CQC) in its latest inspection of the practice.

The CQC, an independent regulator of health and social care in England recognised the medical centre for providing, safe, effective and well-led services.

The practice provides primary medical services to over 16,000 patients predominantly living in the South Leicestershire area, as well as parts of North Northamptonshire. All patient facilities are accessible. East Leicestershire and Rutland Clinical Commissioning Group (EL&RCCG) commissions the practice’s services.

Senior Partner Dr Russell Hardman at Two Shires Medical Practice, said: “We are delighted with the CQC’s findings during its inspection of the medical practice.

“Following our previous inspection in July last year, we put an action plan into place to deliver improvements.

“It is great news that the CQC has recognised the measures we have taken to provide high quality primary care to our patients.

“We have a very dedicated team and are always keen to work together with our patients, to understand their needs so that we can support them appropriately. We are very keen to build on this latest achievement, which is testament of the huge effort from everyone involved.”

Clare Sherman, Interim Head of Primary Care at East Leicestershire and Rutland Clinical Commissioning Group, added: “This is excellent news for the patients of Two Shires Medical Practice and the Primary Health Care Team should be very proud of this achievement.

“It is great to see the practice has delivered improvements and is working to better understand patients’ needs.”

The CQC inspection follows a previous inspection of the medical practice in July 2016 and the latest rating is an improvement on its rating last year. The practice is now rated good in all categories and good for all of its specific services. The full CQC report can be accessed online: