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Inspection Summary


Overall summary & rating

Updated 16 April 2019

We carried out an announced comprehensive inspection on 5 March 2019 to ask the service the following key questions; Are services safe, effective, caring, responsive and well-led?

Our findings were:

Are services safe?

We found that this service was providing safe care in accordance with the relevant regulations.

Are services effective?

We found that this service was providing effective care in accordance with the relevant regulations.

Are services caring?

We found that this service was providing caring services in accordance with the relevant regulations.

Are services responsive?

We found that this service was providing responsive care in accordance with the relevant regulations.

Are services well-led?

We found that this service was providing well-led care in accordance with the relevant regulations.

We carried out this inspection under Section 60 of the Health and Social Care Act 2008 as part of our regulatory functions. This inspection was planned to check whether the service was meeting the legal requirements and regulations associated with the Health and Social Care Act 2008.

Dr Malkani’s Clinic provides surgical hair transplant procedures for both men and women.

This service is registered with CQC under the Health and Social Care Act 2008 in respect of the provision of advice or treatment by, or under the supervision of, a medical practitioner, including the prescribing of medicines.

The owner is the registered manager. A registered manager is a person who is registered with the Care Quality Commission to manage the service. Like registered providers, they are ‘registered persons’. Registered persons have legal responsibility for meeting the requirements in the Health and Social Care Act 2008 and associated Regulations about how the service is run.

Eleven patients provided feedback about the service. All the comments we received were positive about the service, for example describing the doctor as brilliant and skilful.

Our key findings were:

  • The clinician was aware of current evidence based guidance and had the skills and knowledge to deliver effective care and treatment.

  • The provider had systems in place to protect people from avoidable harm and abuse.

  • The provider had effective systems in place to record, monitor, analyse and share learning from significant events.

  • The service had arrangements in place to respond to medical emergencies.

  • There was a clear vision to provide a personalised, high quality service.

Dr Rosie Benneyworth BM BS BMedSci MRCGP

Chief Inspector of Primary Medical Services and Integrated Care

Inspection areas

Safe

Updated 16 April 2019

Effective

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Caring

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Responsive

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Well-led

Updated 16 April 2019