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State of Care 2015/16

State of Care 2015/16

Our annual overview of health and social care in England.


Inspection reports

Our inspection reports can be found by searching for the service you are interested in. Here's how.

  1. Use the search at the top of this page. Select the type of service you are interested in, eg Hospitals.
  2. Enter keywords like the name of the service, eg Great Ormond Street.
  3. From the results, click through to view the services' profile where you will find links to the inspection reports.

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Recent publications

State of Care 2015/16

State of Care is our annual overview of health and social care in England. Take a look at what we found.

My diabetes, my care

This report looks at people's experiences of diabetes care and the support they are given to self-manage their condition.

Annual report 2015/16

Our latest annual report and accounts set out what we achieved in 2015/16 and the work that lies ahead.

Building bridges, breaking barriers

This review looked at how well health and social care and support services work together to meet the needs of older people.

Not seen, not heard

This looks at how effectively health services provide early help to children in need and looked-after children’s health and wellbeing.

Types of publication

Major reports

Two healthcare professionals looking at a printed reportWe publish regular reports on care in England as well as our corporate activities.

Themes in health and social care

Portrait of two older womenThese projects focus on areas such as types of care, particular groups of people or care pathways.


A woman lying in a hospital bedWe collect feedback on the experiences of people using NHS services.

External reports and research

A woman's hand typing on a computer keyboardFindings of reports about us or research we've commissioned.