James Titcombe is our National Advisor on Patient Safety, Culture & Quality.
A former project manager in the nuclear industry, James's fight for answers over the death of his baby son Joshua at University Hospitals of Morecambe Bay NHS Foundation Trust led to an independent inquiry being set up.
Your information helps us decide when, where and what to inspect. Let's make care better together.
We make sure health and social care services provide people with safe, effective, compassionate, high-quality care and we encourage them to improve.
We attend a range of events throughout the year.
Find out about events where we will be speaking or exhibiting, and see presentations we've given at recent events.
When we inspect health and social care services, we give them ratings and publish reports about them – information you can use when you're choosing care.
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We publish two main types of information for care providers: our provider handbooks and guidance on meeting regulations.
By using our Provider Portal, you'll be able to send us statutory notifications and make changes to your registration quickly and easily.
We monitor, inspect and regulate services to make sure they meet fundamental standards of quality and safety and we publish what we find, including performance ratings to help people choose care.