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Inspection frameworks for hospital and ambulance core services

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  • Organisations we regulate

Our inspectors use frameworks to explore our key lines of enquiry when they inspect these services:

NHS acute hospitals – inspection frameworks

We look at eight core services when we inspect NHS acute hospitals. Our inspectors use the frameworks published here to guide their inspections.

We update these documents as necessary. The versions below are for use in inspections from July 2016.

For children’s specialist trust inspections we look at two additional core services:

Independent acute hospitals – inspection frameworks

We look at fifteen core services when we inspect independent acute hospitals. Our inspectors use the frameworks published here to guide their inspections.

We update these documents as necessary. The versions below are for use in inspections from July 2016.

NHS ambulance services – inspection frameworks

We look at three core services when we inspect NHS ambulances. Our inspectors use the frameworks published here to guide their inspections.

We update these documents as necessary. The versions below are for use in inspections from July 2016.

Independent ambulance services – inspection frameworks

We look at two core services when we inspect independent ambulances. Our inspectors use the frameworks published here to guide their inspections.

We update these documents as necessary. The versions below are for use in inspections from July 2016.

 

Last updated:
12 June 2017

 


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