The CQC provide the Secretary of State and others with information and reports on the status, activity and performance of this practice.
What are my Options?
None, the CQC have legal rights to access certain types of data.
The Care Quality Commission (CQC) is an organisation established in English law by the Health and Social Care Act.
The CQC is the regulator for English Health and Social Care services to ensure that safe care is provided.
They inspect and produce reports on all English general practices in a rolling 5 year program.
The law allows CQC to access identifiable patient data as well as requiring this practice to share certain types of data with them in certain circumstances, for instance following a significant safety incident.
For more information about the CQC see: http://www.cqc.org.uk/