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Service providers

Whether you are the owner of a new organisation and need to register with us or you work for an existing registered provider, you can find everything you need here.

Already registered?

If you have already registered with us as a provider or manager then this section contains all the information relevant to you.

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Not yet registered?

If you are setting up a new health or adult social care service, or are the new manager of an existing service, you will need to apply to us.

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GPs and primary medical services

GPs and other primary medical services were required to register by 31 March 2013. If you still need to register use the relevant link below. See also the case studies that underpin our guidance about compliance.

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Mental health services

Read about our work to protect people receiving treatment under the Mental Health Act and download our guidance for providers.

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Get involved with our work

Find out about the work of our stakeholder committee and how to join our online communities, take part in consultations or sign up for our newsletters.

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Special reviews and inspections

Find out about our special programme of inspections and reviews, which look at specific aspects of care or particular types of services.

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