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Learning, candour and accountability

How NHS trusts review and investigate the deaths of patients 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

Learning, candour and accountability

We look at how NHS trusts review and investigate the deaths of patients in England.

Monitoring the Mental Health Act in 2015/16

Our annual report into the use of the Mental Health Act (MHA) tells you about the experiences of people who received care under the act in 2015/16.

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.

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.