We check all hospitals in England to ensure they are meeting national standards, and we share our findings with the public.
We’ve registered over 18,000 care homes and publish all of our inspection reports, which check on the essential standards of quality and safety.
We regulate all primary dental care services - both private and NHS - and we publish up-to-date information from our assessments.
Care in your home
We are responsible for monitoring all domiciliary care services in England and we make sure that they are meeting the required standards of care and welfare.
We ensure that a wide range of secondary and specialist health care services in England are meeting national standards.
We inspect GP practices and other primary medical services in England to check that they are meeting the national standards of quality and safety.