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Dr Philip Dobson graduated from the Royal London Hospital Medical College, University of London. After completing vocational training in General Practice and working as a GP for 8 years he was appointed as Medical Director to the Eye Clinic where he was responsible for establishing a nationwide laser vision correction service.
Dr Dobson continues to work as a cosmetic & laser physician, carrying out a wide range of procedures and is trained in the use of more than 20 laser and intense pulsed light systems. He holds a postgraduate diploma in skin surgery.
Dr Dobson is Medical Director of LCS Healthcare and holds board certification under RPA 2000 as a Laser Radiation Protection Adviser. LCS Healthcare provides assistance to organisations registering with the Care Quality Commission with the application process, regulatory compliance, facility design, infection control, audit and clinical governance. He lectures extensively on regulatory compliance in both the laser and medical fields.
The fact that the CQC is 'not fit for purpose' seems finally to have begun to dawn on the government and Department of Health.
It seems that the Health and Safety Officers around the country are preparing to fill the void left by the Department of Health deregulation.
The new regulations give a range of powers to CQC inspectors which range from informal chats, enforcement notices, prohibition notices.
If you are registered with the CQC under the Care Standards Act 2000 as an independent healthcare provider.